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:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Hydrocleys.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=107, retrieved 24 June 2021

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