2847.000 Bocconia L.

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976) Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York

Description of the genus

Herbs, shrubs or trees. Latex yellowish. Leaves alternate, pinnatifid. Inflorescence a terminal, branched panicle. Flowers small. Petals 0. Fruit fleshy. Seed 1.

Worldwide: 9 species in warm regions of America

Zimbabwe: 2 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

arborea S. WatsonImage
frutescens L.Image

Other sources of information about Bocconia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Bocconia

External websites:

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

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: Bocconia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=610, retrieved 17 August 2022

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