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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Eriocoelum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2027, retrieved 12 December 2019

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