1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Mkilua Verdc.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Tanzania and Kenya..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree; indumentum sparse, of simple hairs; foliage ± glossy and glabrescent
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or in few-flowered cymes, extra-axillary; bracteoles present
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, entirely covering petals only in very young buds
    Corolla
    Petals in 2 whorls of 3, open at the base in bud, very slightly imbricate at apex or the outer valvate
    Stamens
    Stamens very numerous, forming a hemispherical mass, oblong; anther-cells lateral, very distinctly locellate when dry; connective-prolongation covering the anther-cells, irregularly shaped in plan view, truncate, puberulous; filaments short but distinct
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, columnar, longitudinally ribbed, hairy particularly on the ribs, with 4–6 uniseriate ovules; style oblong, rounded at the apex, consisting of a flat plate with the ends folded in, thus appearing deeply grooved on one side
    Fruits
    Monocarps ultimately dehiscent on drying, subcylindrical, but tapering towards the apex, straight, subsessile, 1–6-seeded, not markedly constricted between the seeds
    Seeds
    Seeds slightly oblique, overlapping each other at the ends, ellipsoid-cylindrical, flattened at one or both ends where they overlap, with a conspicuous apical aril made up of fibres.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Mkilua Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 24: 449 (1970)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K.B. 24: 449, fig. 1 (1970)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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