3516.020 Julbernardia Pellegr.

Description of the genus

Trees, deciduous; leaves paripinnate, leaflets in 3−6 pairs, fringed with white pubescence; flowers in terminal panicles; bracteoles 2, enclosing the flower bud; petals white 5, small, one larger than the rest; pods held above canopy foliage, brown tomentose, explosively dehiscent, fresh seeds pale pinkish-brown.

Derivation of name: Named after Jules Bernard, a governor of Gabon

Worldwide: 8 species in tropical Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
globiflora (Benth.) TroupinN,Z,T,GI,MSDescription, Image
paniculata (Benth.) TroupinTDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Julbernardia:

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Flora of Botswana: Julbernardia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Julbernardia
Flora of Malawi: Julbernardia
Flora of Zambia: Julbernardia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Julbernardia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Julbernardia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Julbernardia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Julbernardia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Julbernardia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Julbernardia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Julbernardia
JSTOR Plant Science: Julbernardia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Julbernardia
Plants of the World Online: Julbernardia
Tropicos: Julbernardia
Wikipedia: Julbernardia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Julbernardia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=688, retrieved 19 April 2024

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