Thecacoris A. Juss.

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

Description of the genus

Trees shrubs or perennial herbs.Indumentum simple. Leaves alternate or subfasciculate, shortly petiolate, stipulate, simple, entire or subentire, penninerved. Inflorescence axillary, solitary, pedunculate, spicate, racemose or rarely paniculate, few- to many-flowered; flowers 1 per bract. Sepals 5(6), imbricate; petals 5, small, or absent. Fruit 3-lobed, dehiscent into bivalved cocci; pericarp thin, separating from the thinly woody endocarp. Seeds ovoid-subglobose, testa thin, shiny; endosperm copious, fleshy; cotyledons greenish.

Worldwide: 25 species in Africa and Madagascar.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Mozambique: Thecacoris

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Thecacoris
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Wikipedia: Thecacoris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Thecacoris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Thecacoris

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Thecacoris., retrieved 21 October 2021

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