8308.000 Tricalysia A. Rich. ex DC.

Description of the genus

Usually shrubs, less often small trees. Leaves petiolate, sometimes with domatia, without bacterial nodules. Inflorescences axillary and opposite, sessile to subsessile, usually many-flowered and strongly contracted. Flowers (4-)5-9(-12)-merous, usually sweetly scented, sessile, bisexual. Calyx very variable. Corolla usually white, sometimes greenish, cream, or rose, salver-shaped. Ovary 2-locular. Fruit drupaceous.

Worldwide: 95 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Malawi: 7 taxa.

Tricalysia jasminiflora var. jasminiflora

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
acocantheroides K. Schum.N,C,S
coriacea (Benth.) Hiern subsp. nyassae (Hiern) BridsonN,C,SDescription, Image
ignota Bridson[NrEnd]S
jasminiflora (Klotzsch) Hiern var. jasminiflora SDescription, Image
niamniamensis HiernCDescription, Image
pallens HiernN,SDescription, Image
verdcourtiana Robbr. NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Tricalysia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Tricalysia
Flora of Mozambique: Tricalysia
Flora of Zambia: Tricalysia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tricalysia

External websites:

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

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: Genus page: Tricalysia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1386, retrieved 17 April 2024

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