5859.000 Polyscias J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Description of the genus

Tree. Leaves 1-pinnate (imparipinnate); leaflets entire. Inflorescence a panicle, composed of racemes arranged in a raceme. Calyx a shallow cup. Petals and stamens 5. Styles 2.

Worldwide: 150 species in the tropics of the Old World, especially in New Caledonia

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

Polyscias fulva

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

fulva (Hiern) HarmsDescription, Image
guilfoylei (W. Bull) L.H. Bailey

Other sources of information about Polyscias:

Our websites:

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

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Polyscias.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1031, retrieved 26 February 2024

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