3838.030 Xeroderris Roberty

Description of the genus

Deciduous tree; slash producing blood-red resinous exudate. Stipules present, caducous; stipels almost always 0. Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets varying from opposite, subopposite to alternate. Flowers in terminal panicles. Calyx broadly campanulate with 5 very short lobes. Upper stamen free. Wing petals free from keel. Fruit flattened, indehiscent, linear-oblong with thin narrow wings on either side. Seeds ± oblong-reniform.

Worldwide: 1 species in tropical and South Africa

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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stuhlmannii (Taub.) Mendonça & E.P. SousaNDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Xeroderris:

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

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Xeroderris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Xeroderris
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Xeroderris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xeroderris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xeroderris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Xeroderris.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=754, retrieved 21 July 2019

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