8308.000 Tricalysia A. Rich. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Usually shrubs, less often small trees. Leaves petiolate, sometimes with domatia, without bacterial nodules. Inflorescences axillary and opposite, sessile to subsessile, usually many-flowered and strongly contracted. Flowers (4-)5-9(-12)-merous, usually sweetly scented, sessile, bisexual. Calyx very variable. Corolla usually white, sometimes greenish, cream, or rose, salver-shaped. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit drupaceous.

Worldwide: 95 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 12 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
acocantheroides K. Schum.EN,Mc
bagshawei S.Moore subsp. malaissei Robbr. N,WNw,Lp,N
coriacea (Benth.) Hiern subsp. nyassae (Hiern) BridsonB,N,W,C,ENw,Cb,N,E,C,LkDescription, Image
griseiflora K.Schum. var. barotseana Robbr. Nw,W
griseiflora K.Schum. var. griseiflora Nw,Lp,N
longituba De Wild. subsp. richardsiae Bridson Nw,Lp,N,Mc
niamniamensis HiernEDescription, Image
pallens HiernB,N,WNw,Cb,Lp,N,McDescription, Image
repens Robbr. Nw,W
revoluta Hutch. N,Mc,C,W
verdcourtiana Robbr. N,EN,McDescription, Image
zambesiaca Robbr. N,C

Other sources of information about Tricalysia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Tricalysia
Flora of Malawi: Tricalysia
Flora of Mozambique: Tricalysia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tricalysia

External websites:

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

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: Tricalysia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1386, retrieved 27 February 2024

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