Eriocoelum Hook. f.

Exell, A.W. (1966) Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2)

Description of the genus

Large or small trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate, shortly petiolate or sub-sessile; leaflets 2–5 pairs, lowest often resembling stipules. Inflorescence a terminal or axillary paniculate or racemoid thyrse. Flowers actinomorphic; sepals 5, almost free; petals 5, each with a short broad scale. Fruit capsular, 3-gonous, 3-locular, loculicidally dehiscent. Seeds 1 per loculus, ellipsoid, with an arillode at the base.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Eriocoelum., retrieved 3 June 2023

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