Paranecepsia Radcl.-Sm.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996) Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4)

Description of the genus

Dioecious tree with a simple indumentum, . Leaves alternate, crowded at the ends of the branchlets, stipellate, stipulate,shortly petiolate, simple, serrate, penninerved. Inflorescences racemose, axillary, solitary, lax; bracts 1–5-flowered. Male flowers pedicels jointed; calyx closed in bud, later splitting into 3–5 valvate lobes which become reflexed; petals absent. Female flowers pedicels elongate, jointed; sepals 5–7, imbricate, unequal, accrescent; petals absent; ovary 3-celled, with 1 ovule per cell. Fruit 3-lobed, septicidally dehiscent into 3 bivalved cocci; endocarp thinly woody. Seeds globose.

Worldwide: One species in east and south tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
alchorneifolia Radcl.-Sm.N

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

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: Paranecepsia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2329, retrieved 29 November 2020

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