5893.000 Hydrocotyle L.

Description of the genus

Creeping perennials, rooting at the nodes. Leaves on slender petioles, sometimes peltate. Inflorescence a simple umbel (sometimes ± capitate) or an interrupted spike. Flowers white to greenish-yellow; calyx teeth minute; stylopodium depressed. Fruit strongly laterally flattened; carpophore 0. Vittae 0 to well-developed.

Worldwide: c. 130 species, cosmopolitan

Malawi: 3 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
mannii Hook.f.N,C,SDescription, Image
ranunculoides L. f.SDescription, Image
sibthorpioides Lam.SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Hydrocotyle:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Hydrocotyle
Flora of Caprivi: Hydrocotyle
Flora of Mozambique: Hydrocotyle
Flora of Zambia: Hydrocotyle
Flora of Zimbabwe: Hydrocotyle

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hydrocotyle
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hydrocotyle
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hydrocotyle
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hydrocotyle
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hydrocotyle

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Hydrocotyle.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1033, retrieved 26 August 2019

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