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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Tanzania and Angola.

[FTEA]

Flacourtiaceae, H. Sleumer (Rijksherbarium, Leiden). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves persistent, alternate, rather leathery, sinuate- to serrate-dentate, petiolate, penninerved, stipulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence along the midrib on the upper surface of the upper part of the leaves, either a few-flowered cyme, or sometimes reduced to a solitary flower, subtended by a major leafy bract and 2 lateral bracteoles; flowers bisexual or polygamous, pedicelled
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3–4(–5), imbricate, rather irregular and dry
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 4–6, imbricate, thin, much larger than the sepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 25–40, free; filaments subulate; anthers almost basifixed, dehiscent longitudinally, apiculate by the protruding connective
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary superior, 1-locular, with 2–4 multiovulate placentas; style 1, shortly 2–4-fid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule opening with 2 or 3 valves; pericarp woody
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds albuminate.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zaïre

Phyllobotryon Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Flora 47: 534 (1864)

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Flora 47: 534 (1864).

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/
© 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 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