1989.000 Procris Comm. ex Juss.

Description of the genus

Monoecious or dioecious, epiphytic or lithophytic perennial herbs with fleshy stems. Stinging hairs 0. Stipules fused, intrapetiolar. Leaves opposite, each pair unequal in size; lamina toothed, ± fleshy. Inflorescences in leaf axils; male in small clusters; female capitate. Male flowers pedicellate, 5-merous. Female flowers sessile; perianth of 4-5 tepals; ovary symmetrical. Achene ovoid.

Worldwide: 16 species in the Old World tropics

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Procris crenata

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crenata C.B. Rob.EDescription, Image

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

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: Genus page: Procris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=480, retrieved 3 October 2022

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