9686.000 Porana Burm. f.

Description of the genus

Climbing herbs. Leaves alternate, simple, cordate. Inflorescence (in ours) of numerous small flowers arranged in axillary panicles. Calyx of 5 accrescent lobes. Corolla (in ours) white. Stamens 5. Ovary 2-locular. Style 1, capitate or 2-lobed. Fruit indehiscent or a 2-valved capsule.

Mabberley records this species under the name Poranopsis paniculata (Roxb.) Roberty

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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paniculata Roxb.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Porana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1739, retrieved 23 January 2022

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