Isoberlinia Craib & Stapf

Bingham, M.G. (2012) Berlinia and Isoberlinia in Zambia Black Lechwe 18(2) 8-10

Description of the genus

Trees, evergreen or briefly deciduous; leaflets in 3−4 pairs; flowers borne on terminal panicles, petals 5, white, small and subequal; pod large, woody, mostly brown tomentose.

Worldwide: c. 6 species in Africa, 2 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Malawi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan var. angolensis NDescription
angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan var. lasiocalyx Hoyle & Brenan NDescription
angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan var. niembaënsis (De Wild.) Brenan N,CDescription, Image
tomentosa (Harms) Craib & StapfN

Other sources of information about Isoberlinia:

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Isoberlinia
Flora of Zambia: Isoberlinia

External websites:

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

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: Isoberlinia., retrieved 6 December 2023

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