3379.000 Leucosidea Eckl. & Zeyh.

Description of the genus

Shrub or small tree. Stipules sheathing the stem, persistent for many years. Leaves imparipinnate with 2-3 pairs of leaflets; margin deeply toothed. Inflorescence of erect racemes.Flowers bisexual. Calyx with 5 epicalyx lobes and 5 calyx lobes. Petals 5. Stamens 10, dimorphic. Disk annular. Carpels 2. Stigmas hooked. Fruit an achene.

Worldwide: 1 species in south-eastern Africa (South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe)

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Leucosidea:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Leucosidea

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Leucosidea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leucosidea
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Leucosidea
Wikipedia: Leucosidea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Leucosidea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leucosidea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Leucosidea.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=657, retrieved 29 March 2023

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