4753.000 Pancovia Willd.

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves paripinnate. Inflorescence (in ours) usually a raceme-like thyrse. Flowers unisexual, zygomorphic. Sepals 4-5, unequal, connate to form a campanulate calyx. Petals 3-4, unguiculate. Stamens 6-9, reduced in female flowers. Fruit indehiscent, fleshy. Seed flattened.

Worldwide: 12 species in tropical Africa.

Mozambique: 2 taxa.

Pancovia golungensis

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
golungensis (Hiern) Exell & MendonçaMSDescription, Image
holtzii Gilg ex Radlk. subsp. holtzii N

Other sources of information about Pancovia:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Pancovia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pancovia

External websites:

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

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: Pancovia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=903, retrieved 24 April 2024

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