3550.000 Schizolobium Vogel

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves very large (often c. 1 m), 2-pinnate. Inflorescence composed of terminal panicles. Flowers ± actinomorphic, showy (in ours), yellow. Stamens 10. Fruit a 1-seeded flattened pod.

Derivation of name: from Greek: schizo meaning split and lobos meaning a pod, referring to the outer cover of the pod splitting away from the thin interior membrane

Worldwide: 1-2 species in tropical America

Zambia: 0 cultivated taxa.

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Other sources of information about Schizolobium:

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Schizolobium
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Schizolobium

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Cultivated plants: genus page: Schizolobium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1800, retrieved 7 March 2021

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