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:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bocconia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bocconia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bocconia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bocconia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bocconia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bocconia
JSTOR Plant Science: Bocconia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bocconia
Plants of the World Online: Bocconia
Tropicos: Bocconia
Wikipedia: Bocconia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bocconia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=610, retrieved 4 October 2023

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