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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia to N. Australia.
Cananga odorata

[FTEA]

Annonaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Trees with simple indumentum
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers large, hermaphrodite, several in racemes on short axillary peduncles; buds elongate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3, valvate, somewhat united at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 6, in 2 whorls of 3, both valvate, the inner subequal or slightly smaller, linear-lanceolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens numerous, linear; anthers lateral or subintrorse; connective-appendages distinctly produced and apiculate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels many, free, oblong, with numerous biseriate ovules; styles slender, the stigmas agglutinated to form a disc, each oneclub-shaped with a U-shaped groove which is continued down the inner side of the ovary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Monocarps oblong or ellipsoid, succulent, stipitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds compressed, pitted.

Native to:

Borneo, Cambodia, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Haiti, India, Kenya, Leeward Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Puerto Rico, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is.

Cananga (DC.) Hook.f. & Thomson appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Ind. 1: 129 (1855)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fl. Indica 1: 129 (1855), nom. conserv.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0