1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Uvariodendron (Engl. & Diels) R.E.Fr.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees, not climbing, with simple hairs.
    Buds
    Buds depressed-globose.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, solitary or paired, axillary, sometimes on the old wood.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles 2–6, usually biseriate, forming an involucre in sessile flowers.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free or united at the base, not enclosing the petals in bud, with plane margins, densely brown- or golden-sericeous outside, glabrous within.
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in two whorls, the outer valvate, the inner valvate above and open below, expanding and spreading at anthesis or the inner whorl remaining connivent at the apex, free, subequal, thick.
    Stamens
    Stamens very numerous, linear, with thecae lateral or extrorse and connective-prolongations capitate.
    Carpels
    Carpels ?, cylindric, with numerous ovules in two rows; style very short; stigma truncate, horse-shoe-shaped.
    Fruits
    Ripe carpels indehiscent, ovoid or ellipsoid to cylindric, straight, subsessile, many-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds ± horizontal; aril absent.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees with an indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary or fascicled, axillary on leafy shoots and/or also on the old wood, sessile or stalked; bracteoles 2–6, often forming an involucre in the case of sessile flowers
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, free or united at the base, in most species not enclosing the petals in bud
    Corolla
    Petals 6, in 2 whorls of 3, the outer valvate, and at length spreading, the inner valvate or somewhat imbricate above, open below, often remaining connivent at apex long after flowers have opened, free, mostly very thick and fleshy, often brittle, subequal
    Stamens
    Stamens very numerous, linear; anther-cells lateral or extrorse; connective-prolongations capitate
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, cylindric, with numerous mostly biseriate ovules or in one species practically in 1 row; style very short or more developed, consisting of a plicate or involute lamina, the apical margin being the stigmatic surface
    Fruits
    Monocarps indehiscent, ovoid, ellipsoid or broadly to narrowly cylindric, straight, subsessile or shortly stipitate, many-seeded, often constricted between the seeds
    Seeds
    Seeds ± horizontal, ellipsoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Uvariodendron (Engl. & Diels) R.E.Fr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Robertson, S.A. [MDE207], Kenya 55017.000
    Luke [1946], Kenya 55018.000

    First published in Acta Horti Berg. 10: 51 (1930)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Act. Hort. Berg. 10: 51 (1931).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Act. Hort. Berg. 10: 51 (1931).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Verdc. in K.B. 23: 511 (1969)
    • in Acta Horti Berg. 10: 51 (1930)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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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