1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Harpagocarpus Hutch. & Dandy

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

    [FTEA]

    Polygonaceae, R. A. Graham. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

    Habit
    Hermaphrodite
    Tepal
    Tepals 5, unequal, somewhat accrescent
    Stamens
    Stamens 8
    Ovary
    Ovary trigonous, with minute globular protuberances arranged in two rows down the angles; these later developing into two rows of setae, with slightly deflexed, stellate, terminal barbs
    Style
    Styles 3, subcapitate, later reflexing
    Distribution
    A monotypic genus confined to tropical Africa, so far known only from scattered localities.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Harpagocarpus Hutch. & Dandy appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1926: 364 (1926)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Kew Bull. 1926: 363.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K.B. 1926: 363 (1926)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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