African Plant Database

Polyscias J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Protologue : Char. Gen. Pl., ed. 2 63, pl. 32 (1775)
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gastonia Comm. ex Lam. (1788)
=Panax L. (1753)
=Sciadopanax Seem. (1865)
=Oligoscias Seem. (1865)
=Cuphocarpus Decne. & Planch. (1854)
=Tieghemopanax R. Vig. (1905)
Ecology and distribution

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 234
  • PLUNKETT, G. M. & al. (2001). The phylogenetic status of Polyscias (Araliaceae) based on nuclear ITS sequence data. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88: 213-230
  • EIBL, J. M. & G.M. PLUNKETT & P.P.LOWRY II (2001). Evolution of Polyscias sect. Tieghemopanax (Araliaceae) based on nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequence data. Adansonia, sér. 3 23: 23-48
  • PLUNKETT, G. M. & al. (2004). Phylogentic relationships among Polyscias (Araliaceae) and close relatives from the western Indian Ocean basin. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 165: 861-873
  • LOWRY II, P. P. & G. M. PLUNKETT (2010). Recircumscription of Polyscias (Araliaceae) to include six related genera, with a new infrageneric classification and a synopsis of species. Plant Div. Evol. 128: 55-84 
  • PLUNKETT, G. M. & P. P. LOWRY II (2010). Paraphyly and polyphyly in Polyscias sensu lato: molecular evidence and the case for recircumscribing the “pinnate” genera of Araliaceae. Plant Div. Evol. 128: 23-54
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 6: 237 (2011).
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