4156.000 Toona (Endl.) M. Roem.


Description of the genus

Monoecious tree. Leaves paripinnate or imparipinnate. Leaflets entire (in ours). Flowers 5-merous, unisexual in large much-branched panicles. Petals 5, adnate to the short cushion-shaped androgynophore. Stamens 5; 1-5 thread-like staminodes sometimes present. Ovary 5-locular. Fruit a pendulous thinly woody septifragal capsule opening from the apex by 5 valves. Seeds (in ours) winged at both ends.

Worldwide: 4-5 species from Indomalesia to N Australia

Malawi: 1 cultivated taxon.

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sinensis (A. Juss.) M. Roem.

Other sources of information about Toona:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Toona
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Toona
Flora of Zimbabwe: Toona
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Toona

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated plants: genus page: Toona.
https://www.malawiflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=812, retrieved 22 July 2024

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