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

[FZ]

Erythroxylaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

Habit
Shrubs or small trees.
General
Young shoots terete or ± compressed.
Leaves
Leaves petiolate, alternate, simple, entire, 4: coriaceous, penninerved, with densely reticulate tertiary venation; stipules intrapetiolar, usually completely united, deciduous or caducous.
Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary or in few-flowered fascicles, heterostylic.
Calyx
Sepals (4) 5, valvate, connate at the base, ± coriaceous.
Corolla
Petals (4) 5, white, free, unguiculate, deciduous; nectary appendage small (more rarely absent).
Stamens
Stamens 5 + 5, with filaments of equal or unequal length united below to form a shallow cup sometimes bearing 5 glands outside.
Pistil
Ovary 2-locular, loculi 1-ovulate; styles united; stigmas 2, free, spreading or reflexed.
Fruits
Fruit probably drupaceous.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Habit
Shrubs or small trees
Leaves
Leaves alternate, ± leathery; venation closely reticulate; stipules intrapetiolar, usually completely united, soon falling
Flowers
Flowers solitary or in few-flowered clusters, heterostylous
Calyx
Sepals (4–)5
Corolla
Petals (4–)5, white, clawed
Ovary
Ovary 2-celled, each cell with 1 ovule; styles united; stigmas 2, spreading or reflexed
Fruits
Fruit a drupe.
Distribution
Genus of 7–8 species, 4–5 in the coastal regions of eastern Africa from Somalia to the Cape Province, two species in Dem. Rep. Congo, and one in Madagascar.

[FTEA]

Erythroxylaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1984

Habit
Shrubs or small trees with round or ± compressed young shoots
Leaves
Leaves petiolate, alternate, ± coriaceous; venation closely reticulate; stipules intrapetiolar, usually completely united, soon falling
Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary or in few-flowered fascicles, heterostylous
Calyx
Sepals (4–)5, valvate, joined at the base, ± coriaceous
Corolla
Petals (4–)5, white, free, clawed, falling; nectary-appendages small or rarely absent
Stamens
Stamens 10, with filaments of equal or unequal length united below to form a shallow cup, sometimes bearing 5 glands outside
Pistil
Ovary 2-locular, each locule with 1 ovule; styles united; stigmas 2, free, spreading or reflexed
Fruits
Fruit a drupe, cylindrical, at least when young.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, Zaïre

Nectaropetalum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32: 109 (1902)

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Stapf & Boodle in Kew Bull. 1909: 188 (1909).
  • Bot. Jahrb. 32: 109 (1902).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Stapf & Boodle in K.B. 1909: 188 (1909)
  • in E.J. 32: 109 (1902)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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