3490.020 Guibourtia Benn.

Description of the genus

Trees; leaf with a pair of leaflets; pod with glandular, leathery valves which split along one suture exposing the seed enclosed in a red aril.

Worldwide: 16-17 species in tropical Africa and America, 4 species in the Flora Zambesiaca region, 2 species in Zambia.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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coleosperma (Benth.) J. LĂ©onardNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Guibourtia:

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Flora of Caprivi: Guibourtia
Flora of Mozambique: Guibourtia
Flora of Zambia: Guibourtia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Guibourtia

External websites:

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

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: Guibourtia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=681, retrieved 29 May 2024

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