1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Hexalobus A.DC.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Erect shrubs or trees, the indumentum composed of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or few in clusters, axillary, sessile or shortly pedicellate; buds ovoid-conic; bracteoles 2–several, biseriate, deciduous
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free, enclosing the petals in bud, densely pubescent with brown hairs
    Corolla
    Petals 6, slightly imbricate, in 2 whorls of 3, equal or subequal,joined at the base into a cup, transversely folded in the bud
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, linear or obconic; filaments short; anther-cells extrorse; prolongation of the connective capitate
    Carpels
    Carpels (1–)3–12, free, with numerous biseriate ovules; style very short; stigma bilobed with short clavate lobes
    Fruits
    Monocarps indehiscent, obovoid, cylindrical or ellipsoid, subsessile, several-seeded, not or slightly constricted between the seeds, rather fleshy
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal, without an aril.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees, not climbing, with simple hairs.
    Buds
    Buds ovoid-conic.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, solitary, axillary, sessile or shortly pedicellate.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles 2 to several, biseriate, caducous.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free, enclosing the petals in bud, with margins not or scarcely bent outwards, densely brown- or fawn-pubescent.
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in two whorls, both valvate, transversely plicate in bud, expanding and spreading at anthesis, connate at the base, equal or subequal.
    Stamens
    Stamens ?, linear or obconic, with thecae extrorse and connective-prolongation capitate; filaments short.
    Carpels
    Carpels (1?) 3–12, free, cylindric-ellipsoid, with numerous biseriate ovules; style very short; stigma bilobed with shortly clavate lobes.
    Fruits
    Ripe carpels indehiscent, succulent, cylindric-ellipsoid to obovoid, usually not or scarcely constricted, subsessile, several-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal; aril absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Hexalobus A.DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Fay, J.M. [8448], Central African Republic 55582.000
    Cheek, M. [9716], Cameroon 63841.000

    First published in Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 5: 212 (1832)

    Accepted by

    • Botermans, M., Sosef, M.S.M., Chatrou, L.W. & Couvreur, T.L.P. (2011). Revision of the African genus Hexalobus (Annonaceae) Systematic Botany 36: 33-48.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 26.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Mém. Soc. Phys. Hist. Nat. Genève, 5: 212 (1832).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Mém. Soc. Phys. Hist. Nat. Genève 5: 212 (1832)

    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
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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/
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