Spermatophyta: Dicotyledonae: Archichlamydeae: Malpighiales

Peraceae

Description of the family

Until recently part of Euphorbiaceae sensu lato

Comment: Until recently part of Euphorbiaceae sensu lat

Worldwide: 5 genera and 135 species, more or less pantropical.

Zambia: 2 genera and 8 taxa.

Chaetocarpus africanus

Links to genera:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this family

GenusContent
Chaetocarpus ThwaitesDescription, Image
Clutia L.Description

Other sources of information about Peraceae:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Peraceae
Flora of Malawi: Peraceae
Flora of Mozambique: Peraceae
Flora of Zimbabwe: Peraceae

External websites:

GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Peraceae
Google: Web - Images - Scholar


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Family page: Peraceae.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/family.php?family_id=298, retrieved 30 May 2017

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