2140.000 Strombosia Blume

Description of the genus

Trees. Flowers bisexual, in fascicles. Calyx lobes broadly ovate. Petals 5. Stamens 5, as many as, and opposite to, the petals; anthers dorsifixed. Ovary semi-inferior, 3-5-locular. Ovules 3-5, pendulous. Fruit a drupe, with the calyx remnants at the apex.

Worldwide: 12 species in the Old World tropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Strombosia:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Strombosia
Flora of Mozambique: Strombosia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Strombosia

External websites:

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

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: Strombosia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=508, retrieved 6 December 2023

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