4077.000 Toddalia Juss.

Description of the genus

Climbing shrub, with branches, leaves and inflorescences armed with prickles. Leaves alternate, 3-foliolate. Inflorescences of terminal and axillary panicles. Flowers small, unisexual, 5-merous. Fruit drupaceous, 3-7-seeded.

Comment: By most standards the only species in this genus was T. asiatica which has now been moved to Zanthoxylum but several other taxa that remain unresolved are still provisionally placed here. Until these names are resolved we will maintain this genus as accepted.

Worldwide: 1 species in the Old World tropics.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Toddalia asiatica

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
asiatica (L.) Lam.N,SDescription, Image
simplicifolia Engl.N

Other sources of information about Toddalia:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

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: Toddalia.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=804, retrieved 13 July 2024

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