1. Family: Putranjivaceae Endl. ex Meisn.
    1. Sibangea Oliv.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

    Habit
    Dioecious trees with a simple indumentum
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, petiolate, stipulate, simple, entire or obscurely toothed, slightly asymmetrical at the base, coriaceous, penninerved
    Flowers
    Flowers fasciculate on the branches, pedicellate Male flowers: sepals 5, imbricate, triangular-lanceolate, flat, unequal; petals 0; stamens 3(–5), filaments free, anthers erect, dorsifixed, introrse, longitudinally dehiscent; disc central, concave, undulate, fleshy, not enfolding the filaments; pistillode 0 Female flowers: sepals 5, open in bud, oblong-lanceolate, subgeniculate, unequal, fleshy, persistent; disc hypogynous, annular, thickened; ovary 1-locular, with 2 ovules per locule; style columnar, short, thick; stigma thick, subpeltate, capitate, slightly oblique or quite symmetrical, with a central concavity
    Male
    Male flowers: sepals 5, imbricate, triangular-lanceolate, flat, unequal; petals 0; stamens 3(–5), filaments free, anthers erect, dorsifixed, introrse, longitudinally dehiscent; disc central, concave, undulate, fleshy, not enfolding the filaments; pistillode 0
    Female
    Female flowers: sepals 5, open in bud, oblong-lanceolate, subgeniculate, unequal, fleshy, persistent; disc hypogynous, annular, thickened; ovary 1-locular, with 2 ovules per locule; style columnar, short, thick; stigma thick, subpeltate, capitate, slightly oblique or quite symmetrical, with a central concavity
    Fruits
    Fruit an ovoid or ellipsoid drupe
    Seeds
    Seeds solitary by abortion.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Tanzania

    Sibangea Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 15: t. 1411 (1883)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • G.P. 3(2): 1223 (1883)
    • in Hook., Ic. Pl. 15(1): 9, t. 1411 (1883)

    Sources

    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 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