1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Cananga (DC.) Hook.f. & Thomson

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees with simple indumentum
    Flowers
    Flowers large, hermaphrodite, several in racemes on short axillary peduncles; buds elongate
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, somewhat united at the base
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in 2 whorls of 3, both valvate, the inner subequal or slightly smaller, linear-lanceolate
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, linear; anthers lateral or subintrorse; connective-appendages distinctly produced and apiculate
    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
    Fruits
    Monocarps oblong or ellipsoid, succulent, stipitate
    Seeds
    Seeds compressed, pitted.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Kenya, Leeward Is., Marquesas, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Puerto Rico, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Society Is., 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.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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