1989.000 Procris Comm. ex Juss.

Description of the genus

Monoecious or dioecious, epiphytic or lithophytic perennial herbs with fleshy stems. Stinging hairs 0. Stipules fused, intrapetiolar. Leaves opposite, each pair unequal in size; lamina toothed, ± fleshy. Inflorescences in leaf axils; male in small clusters; female capitate. Male flowers pedicellate, 5-merous. Female flowers sessile; perianth of 4-5 tepals; ovary symmetrical. Achene ovoid.

Worldwide: 16 species in the Old World tropics

Malawi: 1 taxon.

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crenata C.B. Rob.NDescription, Image

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Procris
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Procris
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iNaturalist: Procris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Procris
JSTOR Plant Science: Procris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Procris
Plants of the World Online: Procris
Tropicos: Procris
Wikipedia: Procris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Procris.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=480, retrieved 30 May 2024

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