4128.000 Kirkia Oliv.

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves crowded near the ends of the branches in close spirals, with numerous opposite leaflets. Inflorescences axillary, consisting of paniculate cymes, borne near the ends of the branches. Calyx-lobes 4, free almost to the base; Petals 4. Fruit dry, 4-angled, 4-locular.

Worldwide: 5 species in tropical and South Africa.

Botswana: 1 taxon.

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acuminata Oliv.NDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Kirkia:

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

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kirkia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kirkia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Kirkia
Wikipedia: Kirkia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kirkia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kirkia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Kirkia.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=810, retrieved 30 January 2023

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