1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Dielsiothamnus R.E.Fr.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub, small tree or sometimes a scrambling shrub, with both stellate and some simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite or rarely only male, solitary (?always) on leafless shoots, axillary, shortly pedicellate; buds globose,enclosed by 2 bracteoles and when very young sessile and enveloped by several calyptrate bracts
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, enclosing the petals in bud
    Corolla
    Petals 6, valvate, in 2 whorls of 3, those of the outer whorl slightly larger, those of the inner somewhat narrowed to the base, free
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, linear-obconic; anther-cells lateral; connective prolongations obliquely capitate, apiculate; filaments short
    Carpels
    Carpel solitary, cylindric, with numerous biseriate ovules; style absent; stigma bilobed
    Fruits
    Fruit indehiscent, oblong-ellipsoidal, sessile or subsessile, many-seeded, not constricted between the seeds, oily
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal, without an aril.
    [FZ]

    Annonaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree, sometimes climbing, with stellate and sparse simple hairs.
    Buds
    Buds globose.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual (rarely male), solitary, axillary, shortly pedicellate.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles 2, enclosing the bud.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, enclosing the petals in bud.
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in 2 whorls, both valvate, free, the outer whorl slightly larger.
    Stamens
    Stamens ?, linear-obconic with thecae lateral and connective-prolongations obliquely capitate, apiculate; filaments short.
    Carpels
    Carpel solitary, cylindric, with numerous ovules in two rows; style absent; stigma bilobed.
    Fruits
    Ripe carpel indehiscent, sessile or subsessile, many-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal; aril absent.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania

    Dielsiothamnus R.E.Fr. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ark. Bot., prepr., a.s., 3: 35 (1953)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Ark. Bot., Ser. 2, 3: 35 (1953).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Ark. Bot., ser. 2, 3: 35 (1953)

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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