1. Family: Hypericaceae Juss.
    1. Vismia Vand.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America and Trinidad, Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves usually petiolate, entire, furnished with opaque glandular dots
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or rarely gland-dots
    Corolla
    Petals villous within, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or gland-dots
    Stamens
    Stamens in 5 bundles opposite the petals, few to many in each bundle, with the upper part of the filaments free
    Staminodes
    Staminodes scale-like, alternating with the staminal bundles
    Ovary
    Ovary 5-locular
    Style
    Styles 5, free
    Ovules
    Ovules 5 or more per loculus, arranged in two ranks
    Fruits
    Fruit a berry
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, small and dry.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panamá, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Zaïre

    Vismia Vand. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Lusit. Bras. Spec.: 51 (1788)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 1: 160.
    • Fl. Lusit. Brasil. 51 (1788)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bamps in B.J.B.B. 36: 428 (1966)
    • Fl. Lusit. Brasil. 51, t .3, fig. 24: 1788, nom. conserv.

    Sources

    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

    Neotropikey
    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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