1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Trichoscypha Hook.f.

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

    [FZ]

    Anacardiaceae, Rosette Fernandes & A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Lianes, shrubs or trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; leaflets petiolulate.
    Flowers
    Flowers dioecious, in many-flowered panicles, the female ones usually shorter and with thicker axis than in the male.
    Calyx
    Calyx shortly cupuliform, with 4(5) triangular-ovate lobes, valvate in bud.
    Corolla
    Petals 4(5), patent, later reflexed, valvate, those of the female flowers slightly larger.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4(5), smaller and sterile in female flowers; filaments filiform; anthers dorsifixed.
    Disc
    Disk cupuliform, ferruginous-hirsute or glabrous.
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid, 1-locular, 1-ovulate; styles 3–4, reflexed or erect, compressed, with 2-lobed stigmas (rarely sessile).
    Fruits
    Drupe ovoid, turbinate or subglobose, appressed-setulose or glabrous; exocarp and mesocarp ± fleshy; endocarp thin, coriaceous or crustaceous.
    Seeds
    Seed ovoid with very thick cotyledons.
    [FTEA]

    Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    Dioecious lianes, shrubs or trees
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; leaflets petiolulate
    Flowers
    Flowers in many-flowered panicles, ♀ inflorescences usually shorter and with thicker axis than ♂
    Calyx
    Calyx shortly cupuliform, with 4(–5) triangular-ovate lobes, valvate in bud
    Corolla
    Petals 4(–5), spreading, later reflexed, valvate, those of ♀ slightly larger
    Stamens
    Stamens 4(–5), smaller and sterile in ♀; filaments filiform; anthers dorsifixed
    Disc
    Disk cupuliform, ferruginous hirsute or glabrous
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid, unilocular, 1-ovulate; styles 3(–4), usually reflexed or sometimes spreading to rarely suberect, close together or slightly united at the base, with sessile 2-lobed stigmas
    Fruits
    Drupe ovoid, turbinate or subglobose, appressed-setulose or glabrous; exocarp and mesocarp somewhat fleshy; endocarp thin, coriaceous or crustaceous
    Seeds
    Seed ovoid with very thick cotyledons.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Trichoscypha Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Latilo, M.G. [30989], Nigeria 15573.000
    Harris, D.J. [3161], Congo 29047.931
    van der Burgt, X.M. [955], Cameroon 77251.000

    First published in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 1: 423 (1862)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 444.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Benth. & Hook., Gen. Pl. 1: 423 (1862).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in G.P. 1:423 (1862)

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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    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/
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