1919.010 Milicia Sim

Description of the genus

Dioecious trees. Leaves pinnately-veined, densely puberulous below on the reticulate venation. Stipules semi-amplexicaul, free. Inflorescences borne in leaf axils, unisexual, with both the male and female in the form of a spike. Male flowers with 4 tepals and stamens. Female flowers: tepals 4; stigmas 2, markedly unequal; fruiting perianth enlarged and fleshy, Fruit drupaceous.

Worldwide: 2 species in tropical Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

Milicia excelsa

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excelsa (Welw.) C.C. BergCDescription, Image

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Flora of Mozambique: Milicia
Flora of Zambia: Milicia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Milicia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Milicia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=468, retrieved 27 June 2022

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