1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Melodorum Lour.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical and Hainan..

    [FTEA]

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

    Corolla
    Petals 6, valvate or the inner somewhat imbricate, coriaceous, concave, the outer spreading, the inner slightly to distinctly smaller, remaining for a long time closed over the androecium and gynoecium
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, forming a hemispherical androecium; filaments absent or very short; anther-cells linear; connective-prolongation thick, hexagonal, truncate, completely covering the anther-cells
    Carpels
    Carpels fairly numerous, cylindric or oblong, with 1, rarely 2, ovules near the base; style short or equalling the ovary, narrow, grooved, the stigma not much developed
    Fruits
    Monocarps of 1, rarely 2, articles, cylindric or ellipsoid; stipe well developed, slender
    Seeds
    Seeds ellipsoid, smooth, shining; testal intrusions into the endosperm lamelliform.
    Habit
    Shrubs or climbing shrubs, glabrous or with an indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or paired, terminal or axillary, stalked; bracteole small
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free or ± connate, persistent in fruit

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cambodia, Hainan, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam

    Melodorum Lour. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Walker, J.S. [DB196], Sulawesi 73333.000

    First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 351 (1790)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Sinclair in Gard. Bull., Singapore 14: 36 (1955)
    • Fl. Cochinch.: 351 (1790)

    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