4140.000 Canarium L.

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

Description of the genus

Trees evergreen, branchlet pith usually with vascular strands. Leaves alternate, odd-pinnate, stipulate or ex-stipulate. Inflorescence panicles, terminal or axillary. Flowers calyx cupular or campanulate. Petals 3 imbricate below of valvate, usually exceeding the calyx. Fruit drupe, usually ellipsoid. Seeds often with cotyledons partite.

Worldwide: 75 species in tropical Africa, Asia to Pacific Islands.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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schweinfurthii Engl. NNw,NImage

Other sources of information about Canarium:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Canarium
Flora of Mozambique: Canarium

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Canarium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2247, retrieved 24 April 2024

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