1. Family: Hypericaceae Juss.
    1. Harungana Lam.

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

    [FTEA]

    Guttiferae, P. Bamps, N. Robson & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1978

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate, entire, furnished with opaque glandular dots and stellate or dendroid indumentum
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal cymose panicle
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, furnished with glands
    Corolla
    Petals ± villous within, furnished with glands
    Stamens
    Stamens in 5 bundles opposite the petals, few in each bundle, with the upper part of the filaments free
    Staminodes
    Staminodes fleshy, scale-like, alternating with the staminal bundles
    Ovary
    Ovary 5-locular
    Style
    Styles 5, ± free
    Ovules
    Ovules 2 (3) per loculus, basal
    Fruits
    Fruit a drupe with 5 pyrenes adhering to form a spherical mass
    Seeds
    Seeds cylindric, curved.
    [FZ]

    Guttiferae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, petiolate, entire, with opaque glandular dots and stellate or dendroid indumentum.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal corymbose panicle.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, glanduliferous.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, ± villous within, glanduliferous, sometimes with swollen nectariferous tissue at the base.
    Androecium
    Androecium of 5 fascicles of stamens with few stamens in each fascicle, with the filaments fused for most of their length, and with 5 fleshy scale-like fasciclodes alternating with the fascicles.
    Pistil
    Ovary 5-locular; styles 5, free or united at the base; ovules 2 (3) per loculus, basal.
    Fruits
    Fruit a drupe with 5 pyrenes cohering to form a spherical mass.
    Seeds
    Seeds cylindric, curved.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Extinct in:

    Réunion

    Harungana Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Tabl. Encycl. 2: t. 645 (1796)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Tab. Encyc. Méth. Bot. t. 645 (1797).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Tabl. Encycl. Méth. Bot.: t. 645 (1797).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bamps in B.J.B.B. 36: 453 (1966)
    • Encycl. Méth. Pl. de Bot., t. 645 (1797)

    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