Cathormion (Benth.) Hassk.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs. Young shoots with spines. Leaf bipinnate; lateral veins of leaflets fine and clearly visible on both surfaces. Pod splitting transversely into segments each containing one seed.

Worldwide: A genus of 1-3 species in Africa, one in Asia and Australia and c. 7 in tropical and South America.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
altissimum (Hook.f.) Hutch. & Dandy var. altissimum [LR-lc]NLp,NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cathormion:

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Flora of Mozambique: Cathormion

External websites:

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

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: Cathormion., retrieved 27 May 2024

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