1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Anonidium Engl. & Diels

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

    [FTEA]

    Annonaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Medium-sized to large trees with an indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite or male in many-flowered cymes borne on leafless branches or on trunk; buds subglobose; bracts cucullate; bracteoles 2, opposite at base of calyx, at first enclosing the buds
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, united at the base, smaller than the petals
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in 2 whorls of 3, the outer valvate, the inner somewhat smaller and slightly imbricate
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous (less so in hermaphrodite flowers), linear or cuneiform; anther-cells linear, extrorse; connective with an enlarged disc-like prolongation; filaments very short
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, cylindrical, ± united, immersed in the receptacle at the base with 1 basal ovule; style short and thick, enlarged above; stigma subglobose
    Fruits
    Fruit large, syncarpous, fleshy, indehiscent, subcylindrical to ovoid-globose, reticulate
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, vertically arranged, ovoid or subreniform, compressed, often large (up to 4 cm. long).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Extinct in:

    Tanzania

    Anonidium Engl. & Diels appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 3: 56 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. 3: 56 (1900).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in E.M. 6: 36 (1901)
    • in N.B.G.B. 3: 56 (1900)

    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