3516.020 Julbernardia Pellegr.

Description of the genus

Trees, deciduous; leaves paripinnate, leaflets in 3−6 pairs, fringed with white pubescence; flowers in terminal panicles; bracteoles 2, enclosing the flower bud; petals white 5, small, one larger than the rest; pods held above canopy foliage, brown tomentose, explosively dehiscent, fresh seeds pale pinkish-brown.

Derivation of name: Named after Jules Bernard, a governor of Gabon

Worldwide: 8 species in tropical Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Zambia: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
globiflora (Benth.) TroupinN,C,E,SN,E,C,Lk,SDescription, Image
paniculata (Benth.) TroupinN,W,C,E,SNw,Cb,N,Mc,E,C,S,WDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Julbernardia:

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Flora of Botswana: Julbernardia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Julbernardia
Flora of Malawi: Julbernardia
Flora of Mozambique: Julbernardia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Julbernardia

External websites:

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

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: Julbernardia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=688, retrieved 22 April 2024

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