1. Family: Dipterocarpaceae Blume
    1. Marquesia Gilg

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

    Dipterocarpaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Tall or medium-sized buttressed trees
    Leaves
    Leaves evergreen, acuminate; midrib and lateral nerves prominent beneath with tertiary venation densely reticulate; indumentum of simple isolated short thick-walled hairs and with minute spherical glands on nerves and venation
    Flowers
    Flowers small in terminal and axillary panicles; sepals velvety pubescent; petals ± glabrous
    Receptacle
    Receptacle produced into a broad androgynophore
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous with short anthers, the connectives not appendaged
    Ovary
    Ovary ovoid, pubescent, 1-locular above with parietal placentation; ovules 6
    Fruits
    Fruit ovoid, surrounded by 5 equal wings derived from the accrescent sepals.
    [FZ]

    Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

    Habit
    Tall trees with buttresses.
    Leaves
    Leaves evergreen, acuminate; midrib and lateral nerves slightly depressed above and prominent beneath; reticulation very dense, isodiametrical; indumentum composed only of simple isolated short pachydermatous hairs; minute spherical glands generally dispersed on nerves and reticulation.
    Flowers
    Flowers small, in large terminal panicles, with very hairy sepals and glabrescent petals; receptacle produced into a broad, elevated and conspicuous androgynophore.
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous; anthers short, not produced at the apex into a sterile appendage.
    Ovary
    Ovary hairy, 1-locular at the apex, with parietal placentation; ovules 6.
    Fruits
    Fruit ovoid-conical, with a parchment-like pericarp, surrounded by the 5 equal wings of the accrescent calyx.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Marquesia Gilg appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 485 (1908)

    Not accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flore du Gabon 41: 1-75. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Trillesanthus.]

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 40: 485 (1908).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Duvign. in F.Z. 1: 407 (1961)
    • in E.J. 40: 485 (1908)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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