1906.000 Chaetachme Planch.


Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs with spines. Stipules large, united along one margin. Leaves alternate; apex with a conspicuous hair-like bristle up to 7 mm. Flowers unisexual; perianth segments 5, deeply concave, with inflexed sides. Male flowers in small, axillary cymes or clusters. Female flowers axillary, solitary. Stamens 5. Ovary sessile.

Worldwide: 1-4 species in tropical and South Africa and Madagascar

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Chaetachme:

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Flora of Caprivi: Chaetachme
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Chaetachme
Flora of Malawi: Chaetachme
Flora of Mozambique: Chaetachme
Flora of Zambia: Chaetachme
Flora of Zimbabwe: Chaetachme

External websites:

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

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 Botswana: Genus page: Chaetachme.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=465, retrieved 17 June 2024

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