3598.000 Pericopsis Thwaites

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves 1-pinnate; leaflets alternate or subopposite. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Calyx 5-toothed; upper 2 fused for most of their length. Standard palmately veined. Filaments free from base. Style incurved, hooked at apex. Fruit flat, winged along upper or both margins, indehiscent. Seeds reddish.

Worldwide: 4 species, mostly tropical Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

Pericopsis angolensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
angolensis (Baker) Meeuwen[LR-nt]N,C,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pericopsis:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Pericopsis
Flora of Malawi: Pericopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pericopsis
Flora of Zambia: Pericopsis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Pericopsis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=705, retrieved 23 May 2024

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