3847.000 Xanthocercis Baill.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets of 3-4 pairs. Flowers white, cream or yellow, in axillary racemes. Calyx with campanulate tube. Petals 5, with linear claw, unequal, the standard slightly broader than the other petals. Stamens 10. Fruit stalked, drupaceous, ellipsoid, indehiscent. Seed solitary with black testa.

Worldwide: 2 species in southern Africa

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Xanthocercis
Flora of Mozambique: Xanthocercis
Flora of Zambia: Xanthocercis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Xanthocercis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Xanthocercis

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

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: Xanthocercis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=755, retrieved 1 March 2024

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