6386.010 Manilkara Adans.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs, with leaves in terminal rosette-like clusters. Stipules 0 or soon caducous. Flowers long-pedicellate, borne in axils of current and recently fallen leaves. Sepals 6 in two dissimilar whorls of three. Corolla of six deeply 3-lobed petals joined in a tube at the base. Anthers relatively small (c.1.5 mm). Staminodes glabrous.

Worldwide: c.50 species, pantropical

Zambia: 2 taxa.

Manilkara mochisia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
mochisia (Baker) DubardC,E,SE,C,SDescription, Image
obovata (Sabine & G.Don) J.H.Hemsl.Nw

Other sources of information about Manilkara:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Manilkara
Flora of Caprivi: Manilkara
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Manilkara
Flora of Malawi: Manilkara
Flora of Mozambique: Manilkara
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Manilkara
Flora of Zimbabwe: Manilkara

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Manilkara.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1074, retrieved 19 July 2024

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