Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Malpighiales


Description of the family

Until recently part of Euphorbiaceae sensu lato

Comment: Until recently part of Euphorbiaceae sensu lat

Worldwide: 5 genera and 135 species, more or less pantropical.

Zambia: 2 genera and 8 taxa.

Chaetocarpus africanus

Links to genera:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this family

Chaetocarpus ThwaitesDescription, Image
Clutia L.Description

Other sources of information about Peraceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Peraceae
Flora of Malawi: Peraceae
Flora of Mozambique: Peraceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Peraceae

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Peraceae.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=298, retrieved 30 September 2023

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