3311.000 Trichocladus Pers.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs, stellate-hairy. Leaves simple, alternate (in ours), entire. Inflorescences of dense axillary capitula or spikes. Calyx 4-5-lobed. Petals 4-5, linear-spathulate with revolute margins; said to be 0 in female flowers. Stamens equal in number to petals. Ovary inferior to almost superior. Styles 2. Fruit a woody 2-vavlved capsule.

Worldwide: 4 species in tropical and South Africa

Malawi: 2 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
ellipticus Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. malosanus (Baker) Verdc.N,C,SDescription, Image
goetzei Engl.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Trichocladus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Trichocladus
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iNaturalist: Trichocladus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Trichocladus
JSTOR Plant Science: Trichocladus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Trichocladus
Plants of the World Online: Trichocladus
Tropicos: Trichocladus
Wikipedia: Trichocladus

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: Trichocladus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=651, retrieved 13 July 2024

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