3490.010 Colophospermum J. Léonard

Description of the genus

Deciduous tree; leaf with a pair of sessile leaflets; pod compressed, kidney-shaped, indehiscent, with valves thin leathery, sticky-glandular.

Derivation of name: Colophospermum: resin-seed, referring to the resinous glands on the seed

Worldwide: 1 species, in Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
mopane (Benth.) J. LéonardB,C,E,SMc,E,C,Lk,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Colophospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Colophospermum
Flora of Caprivi: Colophospermum
Flora of Malawi: Colophospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Colophospermum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Colophospermum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Colophospermum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Colophospermum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Colophospermum
Wikipedia: Colophospermum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Colophospermum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Colophospermum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Colophospermum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=680, retrieved 5 October 2022

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