Quassia L.

HANNOA Planch.

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

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves alternate, petiolate; lamina simple or pinnately compound, usually with pitted glands on lower surface. Inflorescence simple or branched racemes, panicles or umbels, axillary or terminal. Flowers 4-6-merous; calyx lobed, imbricate; petals imbricate or contorted, longer than calyx; stamens twice as many as petals. Fruit drupaceous, often compressed. Seed solitary, testa membranous.

Worldwide: Species 40, pantropical and subtropical.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
undulata (Guill. & Perr.) F.Dietr B,N,WNw,Lp,W

Other sources of information about Quassia:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Quassia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1967, retrieved 14 August 2020

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