3573.000 Cordyla Lour.

Description of the genus

Trees. Stipules small, caducous. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets alternate, with numerous translucent dots or streaks. Flowers in axillary racemes. Calyx subspherical, entire before dehiscence; disk 0. Receptacle campanulate. Petals 0. Stamens numerous (>20), crowded in several rows around the top of the receptacle, shortly connate at base. Pod indehiscent.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Cordyla:

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Flora of Malawi: Cordyla
Flora of Mozambique: Cordyla
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cordyla

External websites:

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

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: Cordyla.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=703, retrieved 13 April 2024

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