3507.000 Baikiaea Benth.

Description of the genus

Tree to 25 m. tall, semi-evergreen or deciduous; leaf paripinnate, leaflets in 4−6 pairs; inflorescence brown tomentose; flowers borne on erect racemes, calyx 4-lobed, petals 5, conspicuous, mauve or pink; pod compressed, brown hairy, broadest towards apex, seeds reddish-brown.

Derivation of name: Named after W.T. Baikie, an explorer of west tropical Africa.

Worldwide: 5 species, all of tropical Africa rainforests except for our species, 1 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 1 species in Zambia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
plurijuga Harms[VU]B,W,C,SNw,C,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Baikiaea:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Baikiaea
Flora of Caprivi: Baikiaea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Baikiaea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Baikiaea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=685, retrieved 3 December 2021

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