6386.010 Manilkara Adans.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs, with leaves in terminal rosette-like clusters. Stipules 0 or soon caducous. Flowers long-pedicellate, borne in axils of current and recently fallen leaves. Sepals 6 in two dissimilar whorls of three. Corolla of six deeply 3-lobed petals joined in a tube at the base. Anthers relatively small (c.1.5 mm). Staminodes glabrous.

Worldwide: c.50 species, pantropical

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
discolor (Sond.) J.H. Hemsl.N,SDescription, Image
mochisia (Baker) DubardC,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Manilkara:

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Flora of Botswana: Manilkara
Flora of Caprivi: Manilkara
Flora of Mozambique: Manilkara
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Manilkara
Flora of Zambia: Manilkara
Flora of Zimbabwe: Manilkara

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Manilkara.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1074, retrieved 1 October 2023

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