1. Family: Malpighiaceae Juss.
    1. Sphedamnocarpus Planch. ex Benth. & Hook.f.

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

    [FZ]

    Malpighiaceae, E. Launert. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Climbers, upright or trailing shrubs or undershrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, ternate or rarely subopposite, with 2–4 sessile or stalked glands on the margin of the lamina near the base or near the apex of the petiole; stipules present or absent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences umbellate, few-flowered, terminating leafy branches or branchlets, or axillary panicles, very rarely flowers solitary; bracts and bracteoles present.
    Flowers
    Flowers subactinomorphic, bisexual.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, equal or subequal, without glands.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, shortly unguiculate, glabrous, usually yellow, entire or crisped-denticulate.
    Stamens
    Stamens 10; anthers basifixed, glabrous; filaments subulate, somewhat dilated and united at the very base.
    Pistil
    Ovary 3–4-locular, usually densely sericeous; styles 3 (4), free, slender, with somewhat thickened terminal stigmas.
    Fruits
    Samara with an oblique dorsal wing only.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Sphedamnocarpus Planch. ex Benth. & Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Gen. Pl. 1: 256 (1862)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Benth. & Hook., Gen. Pl., 1: 256 (1862).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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