2846.000 Macleaya R. Br.

Stace, C.A. (2010) New Flora of the British Isles. 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs with orange latex. Leaves palmately lobed, frilly, glabrous or sparsely hairy, white-glaucous beneath. Flowers small in crowded, large terminal panicles of tubular white/cream flowers; petals 0. Fruit a capsule.

Worldwide: 2-3 species native to China and Japan

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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cordata (Willd.) R.Br.

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External websites:

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

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: Macleaya.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1883, retrieved 3 December 2022

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