1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Triplochiton K.Schum.

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

    [FZ]

    Sterculiaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

    Habit
    Trees with petiolate, palmately lobed leaves; stipules present.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, in reduced axillary cymes or many-flowered panicles; bracts present and also 3 bracteoles forming a deciduous involucre beneath the calyx.
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate with 5 valvate lobes.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, with a contorted aestivation, tomentose, with a basal claw.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore conspicuous.
    Androecium
    Stamens many; staminodes 5, ovate, with a contorted aestivation.
    Ovary
    Ovary of 5 coherent carpels and with 5 coherent styles; ovules c. 12, 2-seriate.
    Fruits
    Fruit of 5 samara-like, single-seeded carpels each with a unilaterally produced wing.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Triplochiton K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 330 (1900)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 28: 330 (1900).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 28: 330 (1900) now. conserv.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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