1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Calodendrum Thunb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Africa to Cape Prov.

    [FZ]

    Rutaceae, F. A. Mendoça. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Tall trees with opposite branches.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, simple, exstipulate, petiolate, dotted with pellucid glands.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal panicle.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, large.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, small, ovate.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, imbricate.
    Androecium
    Stamens 5, opposite the sepals; anthers with an apical gland; staminodes 5, petaloid, opposite the petals, inserted at the base of a cupuliform disk.
    Pistil
    Ovary on an elongated gynophore, verrucose-glandular, 5-lobed, 5-locular; loculi 2-ovulate; style filiform, long; stigma small.
    Fruits
    Fruit a globose woody verrucose stipitate 5-locular capsule; loculi 2-seeded, dehiscence valvate.
    Seeds
    Seeds large, angular, black, shiny.
    [FTEA]

    Rutaceae, J.O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

    Habit
    Tall trees with opposite branches
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, opposite, petiolate, dotted with pellucid glands
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal panicle
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, large
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, ovate, small
    Corolla
    Petals 5, imbricate
    Stamens
    Stamens 5, opposite the sepals, inserted at the base of a cupuliform disk; filaments filiform; anthers dorsifixed, with an apical gland, sagittate; staminodes 5, petaloid, opposite the petals
    Pistil
    Ovary on an elongated gynophore, verrucose-glandular, 5-lobed, apiculate, 5-locular, each locule with 2 ovules; style filiform, long; stigma capitate, small
    Fruits
    Fruit a globose woody verrucose stipitate 5-locular capsule, each locule 2-seeded, valvate
    Seeds
    Seeds angular, large, black, shiny.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

    Calodendrum Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Nov. Gen. Pl.: 41 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Nov. Gen. 2: 41 (1782) nom. conserv.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Nov. Gen. Pl. 2: 41 (1782), nom. conserv.

    Sources

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

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    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