3095.000 Crateva L.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Trees, sometimes shrubs, glabrous. Stipules triangular, small, caducous. Leaves alternate, palmately compound; leaflets 3, lateral leaflets with asymmetrical bases, petiole long, portion near rhachis often with glands. Inflorescence at tip of new branches, corymbose racemes. Flower receptacle disc-like, with nectary; sepals 4, greenish, deciduous; petals 4, white, cream or yellow (aging to darker colours). Fruit berry, globose or ellipsoid, drooping. Seeds 25-50, embedded in creamy fetid, or pungent mesocarp.

Derivation of name: 8 species in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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adansonii DC. NN

Other sources of information about Crateva:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Crateva.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1937, retrieved 3 October 2022

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