5062.010 Triplochiton K.Schum.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves large, palmately-lobed. Flowers all bisexual, in reduced axillary or terminal cymes. Bracts present and also 3 bracteoles forming an involucre beneath the calyx. Calyx 5-lobed. Petals present and large (c.3.5 × 2.5 cm), tomentose with a basal claw. Staminodes present (5) and conspicuous. Fruit of 5 winged carpels

Worldwide: 3 species in tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Triplochiton zambesiacus

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zambesiacus Milne-Redh.[LR-lc]SSDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Triplochiton:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Triplochiton
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Triplochiton

External websites:

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

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: Triplochiton.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=954, retrieved 21 February 2024

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