Brucea J.F. Mill.

Wild, H. & Phipps, J.B. (1963) Simaroubaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or trees, velvety- pubescent. Leaves sometimes crowded at the ends of the branches, usually imparipinnate; leaflets opposite, entire or toothed. Inflorescences axillary, of spiciform panicles. Flowers very small, usually in glomerules distantly arranged on the branches of the inflorescence. Calyx of (3) 4 (5) imbricate almost free lobes; petals (3) 4 (5), longer than the calyx-lobes, imbricate. Fruit of 1–4 drupaceous mericarps.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Malawi: Brucea

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

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: Brucea., retrieved 9 August 2020

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