1. Family: Achariaceae Harms
    1. Peterodendron Sleumer

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, solitary in the axils of the upper leaves, on a long peduncle articulated halfway
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, imbricate, thin
    Corolla
    Petals 8, obovate, clawed, imbricate, very thin, expanded during anthesis
    Stamens
    Stamens 45–50, multiseriate, free; filaments filiform; anthers elongate-oblong, basifixed
    Pistil
    Ovary 1-locular, shortly stipitate, with 4 lateral rapidly growing wings, with 2 multi-ovulate placentas; style filiform; stigma punctiform
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobular, the upper part provided with 4 ascending or ± vertical, almost linear subacute wings; pericarp crustaceous
    Seeds
    Seeds 1 or 2, globular, with a red shallowly cup-shaped aril.
    Habit
    Shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves deciduous, alternate, petiolate, penninerved, stipulate

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Peterodendron Sleumer appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 13: 357 (1936)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in N.B.G.B. 13: 357 (1936)

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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