1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Isolona Engl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees, glabrous or with an indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or paired, axillary, supra-axillary or borne on the older leafless stems or trunks, stalked or subsessile; bracteoles small, imbricate; buds subglobose
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, much smaller than the petals
    Corolla
    Petals 6 in 1 whorl, valvate, equal, distinctly united at the base
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, cuneiform; filaments short; anther-cells lateral and extrorse; connective-prolongation broadened and truncate, those of the inner stamens longer and more developed
    Carpels
    Carpels united in a 1-locular ovary, which is ovoid or ellipsoid and with numerous ovules; placentation parietal; styles obsolete; stigmas joined to form an irregular or peltate mass larger than the ovary
    Fruits
    Fruit syncarpous, globose, ovoid or ellipsoid; pericarp often woody when dry, smooth or rugose
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, ellipsoid, immersed in a resinous pulp; testa often shining.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Isolona Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1984 Letouzey, R. [13984], Cameroon K000105575
    Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9784], Cameroon K000105581
    Harris, D.J. [2647], Central African Republic 60028.000
    Harris, D.J. [1072], Cameroon 63429.000
    Cribb [11470], Tanzania 42505.000
    DuPuy, B. [Mb 512], Madagascar 63557.000

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 161 (1897)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Annonac. 82 (1901).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Engl. & Diels in E.M. 6: 82, t. 27 (1901)
    • in E. & P. Pf., Nachtr. 3 (2): 161 (1897)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0