5848.000 Fatsia Decne. & Planch.

Fayaz, F. (2011) Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants Firefly Books, New Zealand

Description of the genus

Shrubs or small trees, evergreen. Leaves simple palmately lobed; margins toothed. Inflorescence terminal; panicles of umbels; bracts large, membranous; pedicles not articulate below ovary. Flowers with calyx rim obsolete or 5-toothed; petals 5, valvate. Fruit drupes, sub-globose. Seeds laterally compressed.

Worldwide: 2-3 species in Japan and Taiwan.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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japonica (Thunb.) Decne. & Planch.

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

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: Fatsia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1664, retrieved 3 December 2021

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