Triclisia Benth.

Troupin, G. (1960) Menispermaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1)

Description of the genus

Robust, twining lianes. Leaves simple, lamina entire, rarely serrate. Inflorescences of corymb-like cymules or of small, many-flowered panicles. Flowers with 9–18 sepals, all densely pubescent outside, the outer ones bract-like, the inner ones suborbicular and somewhat united; petals 6, very small or absent, glabrous and somewhat fleshy. Fruit drupelets obovoid, flattened, stipitate; exocarp usually velvety, sparsely puberulous; endocarp rugose and fibrous-hairy. Seeds without endosperm.

Worldwide: 18 species in tropical Africa and Madagascar

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

No image yet

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
sacleuxii (Pierre) Diels var. ovalifolia TroupinMS

Other sources of information about Triclisia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Triclisia

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Triclisia., retrieved 24 May 2024

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 11:11pm
Terms of use