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.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
sacleuxii (Pierre) Diels var. ovalifolia TroupinMS

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Flora of Malawi: Triclisia

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Triclisia., retrieved 5 August 2020

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