5859.000 Polyscias J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.

Description of the genus

Tree. Leaves 1-pinnate (imparipinnate); leaflets entire. Inflorescence a panicle, composed of racemes arranged in a raceme. Calyx a shallow cup. Petals and stamens 5. Styles 2.

Worldwide: 150 species in the tropics of the Old World, especially in New Caledonia

Mozambique: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
albersiana HarmsN
fruticosa (L.) Harms
fulva (Hiern) HarmsN,Z,MSDescription, Image
guilfoylei (W. Bull) L.H. Bailey

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Flora of Malawi: Polyscias
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Polyscias

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Polyscias.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1031, retrieved 2 April 2023

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