3598.000 Pericopsis Thwaites

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Leaves 1-pinnate; leaflets alternate or subopposite. Inflorescence a terminal panicle. Calyx 5-toothed; upper 2 fused for most of their length. Standard palmately veined. Filaments free from base. Style incurved, hooked at apex. Fruit flat, winged along upper or both margins, indehiscent. Seeds reddish.

Worldwide: 4 species, mostly tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
angolensis (Baker) MeeuwenN,W,C,E,SN,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Pericopsis:

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Flora of Malawi: Pericopsis
Flora of Mozambique: Pericopsis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Pericopsis

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Pericopsis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=705, retrieved 10 August 2022

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