4085.000 Teclea Delile

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, without prickles. Leaves alternate, (1-)3-foliolate. Inflorescence of axillary and terminal, racemes, panicles or clustered cymes. Flowers usually unisexual by abortion, 4(-5)-merous. Sepals united to form a 4-5-lobed cup-shaped calyx. Male flowers: stamens 4-5. Female flowers: ovary 1-locular. Fruit drupaceous, 1-seeded.

Worldwide: 30 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Zambia: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
fischeri (Engl.) Engl.N,C,SLp,N,C,Lk
grandifolia Engl.WNw,Cb,C
nobilis DelileN,W,ENw,N,Mc,LkDescription, Image
rogersii MendonçaE,SE,S

Other sources of information about Teclea:

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Flora of Botswana: Teclea
Flora of Malawi: Teclea
Flora of Mozambique: Teclea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Teclea

External websites:

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

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: Teclea.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=806, retrieved 26 January 2021

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