4478.000 Excoecaria L.

Description of the genus

Dioecious or monoecious trees, with milky latex. Leaves alternate or opposite. Inflorescence a spike, unisexual or bisexual composed mostly of male flowers with a few female at the base. Male flowers: sessile; sepals 3; petals and disk 0; stamens 3. Female flowers: sepals 3; petals and disk 0;ovary 3-locular; styles 3, free, strongly coiled. Fruit 3-lobed, dehiscent, strongly inflated in E. bussei.

Worldwide: 40 species in the Old World tropics extending to the Pacific

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Excoecaria:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Excoecaria
Flora of Caprivi: Excoecaria
Flora of Malawi: Excoecaria
Flora of Mozambique: Excoecaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: Excoecaria
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Excoecaria

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Excoecaria.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=870, retrieved 1 March 2024

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