3469.000 Parkia R. Br.

Description of the genus

Unarmed trees; leaves 2-pinnate; flowers in large compact heads shaped like light bulbs on lengths of flex, adapted for pollination by bats; pods strap shaped.

Worldwide: A genus of about 30 species, 3 in mainland Africa, 16 in America.

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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filicoidea Oliv. N,C,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Parkia:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Parkia
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Parkia
Flora of Zambia: Parkia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Parkia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Parkia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Parkia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Parkia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Parkia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Parkia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2270, retrieved 4 June 2020

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