3490.010 Colophospermum J. Léonard

Description of the genus

Deciduous tree; leaf with a pair of sessile leaflets; pod compressed, kidney-shaped, indehiscent, with valves thin leathery, sticky-glandular.

Derivation of name: Colophospermum: resin-seed, referring to the resinous glands on the seed

Worldwide: 1 species, in Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mopane (Benth.) J. LéonardN,SEDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Colophospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: Colophospermum
Flora of Malawi: Colophospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Colophospermum
Flora of Zambia: Colophospermum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Colophospermum

External websites:

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

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: Colophospermum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=680, retrieved 20 July 2024

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