1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Popowia Endl.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or small trees, often climbing or scrambling, with simple (very rarely also forked or stellate) hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves rarely bearing 2 small basal glands.
    Flowers
    Flower-buds broadly ovoid or depressed-globose. Flowers bisexual or more rarely unisexual, solitary or in 2- to many-flowered cymes, extra-axillary or occasionally axillary, sometimes on leafless branches, pedicellate.
    Bracts
    Bracteole 1, persistent, on the lower half of the pedicel, sometimes foliaceous.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free or ± united, much shorter than the petals in bud, usually pubescent.
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in two ± unequal whorls, both valvate or rarely the inner imbricate, thick, free, the outer ± spreading at anthesis, the inner smaller, concave, often somewhat connivent and erect, usually shortly clawed.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8 to few (6–8), cuneate-quadrate (rarely linear) or flattened and staminodial, with thecae extrorse, ± parallel, and connective broadened, with or without an obliquely capitate prolongation; filaments usually present, sometimes longer than the anthers.
    Carpels
    Carpels rather numerous to few (6), free; ovary clyindric or ellipsoid to obconic, with 1–4 (5) uniseriate ovules; style as long as the ovary or shorter, cylindric or obconic, oblique; stigma sub-capitate or tapering, often bifurcating.
    Fruits
    Ripe carpels indehiscent, succulent, cylindric-torulose, stipitate, 1–4-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds vertical, serial; aril absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Borneo, Jawa, Madagascar, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Sumatera

    Popowia Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Enti, A.A. [GC36381], Ghana K000040190
    Hall, J.B. [1490], Ghana K000040187

    First published in Gen. Pl.: 831 (1839)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Annonac. 43 (1901).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Walp., Repert. 1: 74 (1842).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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    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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