1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Picralima Pierre

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

    [FTEA]

    Apocynaceae, E.A. Omino. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2002

    Habit
    Tree or shrub, glabrous in all parts except inside the corolla tube; white latex present in all parts
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal, rarely axillary, a compound umbellate cyme, pedunculate
    Flowers
    Flowers fragrant or not
    Calyx
    Sepals imbricate, with 2–4 rows of colleters at the extreme base
    Corolla
    Corolla tube thick and fleshy, almost cylindrical; lobes overlapping to the left, entire, spreading and later recurved
    Stamens
    Stamens included; filaments short
    Pistil
    Ovary of two separate carpels, united at the extreme base by a disk-like thickening; ovules numerous in each carpel; pistil head of a stigmatic oblong basal part and a stigmoid apex up to 1.5 mm long
    Fruits
    Fruit of two separate mericarps, up to 80-seeded.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Uganda, Zaïre

    Picralima Pierre appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Harris, D.J. [996], Central African Republic 60368.000

    First published in Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 1278 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Pichon in Bol. Soc. Brot. 27: 81 (1953).
    • —F.T.A. 4, 1: 96
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Omino in Wageningen Agric. Univ. Pap. 96 (I): 128–134 (1996).
    • Stapf in F.T.A. 4, 1: 96 (1902)
    • in Bull. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 1278 (1896)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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