1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Toussaintia Boutique

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing shrubs with an indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, axillary, solitary or in 2–3-flowered cymes borne on the leafy shoots; buds ovate-oblong; bracts and bracteoles round to elliptic, persistent
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, thick, free, entirely covering the petals in the bud, the margins of the sepals sometimes distinctly raised so that the buds are 3-ribbed
    Corolla
    Petals 6–10, either in 2 definite whorls or 2–3 irregular whorls, imbricate, free, subequal
    Stamens
    Stamens very numerous, arranged horizontally on a remarkably developed cylindrical androgynophore, linear or cuneiform; connectives thick, expanded or distinctly capitate above the anther-cells
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, situated at the apex of the androgynophore, ovoid-oblong, with 6–20 biseriate or uniseriate ovules; style linear-oblong or obsolete, the stigma simple or with 2–several lobes
    Fruits
    Monocarps ellipsoid to cylindric, several-seeded, longitudinally ribbed; seeds ellipsoid, arranged biseriately.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Tanzania, Zaïre

    Toussaintia Boutique appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 21: 97 (1951)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Le Thomas in Adansonia, sér. 2, 7: 97 (1967)
    • in B.J.B.B. 21: 97, t.1 (1951)
    • in F.C.B. 2:278 (1951)

    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