84.000 Hydrocleys Rich.

Bailey, L.H. (1949) Manual of Cultivated Plants Revised edition. Macmillan, New York.

Description of the genus

Aquatic herb, with milky latex. Flowers bisexual. Sepals 3, persistent. Petals 3, soon falling. Stamens many, the outer sterile. Pistils 3 or 6 (rarely 4 or 8), connate at base; ovaries gradually attenuate into the styles.

Worldwide: 5 species in South America

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Hydrocleys nymphoides

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nymphoides (Willd.) BuchenauDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hydrocleys:

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Hydrocleys.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=107, retrieved 28 May 2023

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