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  1. Family: Moraceae Gaudich.
    1. Maclura Nutt.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, New Caledonia, Southern America, Northern America, Australasia and Asia-Temperate..

    [FZ]

    Moraceae, C. C. Berg. Flora Zambesiaca 9:6. 1991

    Habit
    Shrubs, small trees or climbers, dioecious, armed with spines.
    Leaves
    Leaves spirally (to subdistichously) arranged, pinnately veined; stipules lateral, free or connate on spine-forming branchlets.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences in the leaf axils, globose-capitate, bracteate, with yellow dye-containing glands embedded in tepals and bracts; tepals 4, partly connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present in staminate flower; ovary free; stigmas 1 (or 2 but then unequal in length), filiform, fruiting perianth enlarged, fleshy, yellow to orange-coloured; fruit free, somewhat drupaceous; seed rather small, without endosperm, cotyledons thin, equal, plicate.
    [FTEA]

    Moraceae, C.C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Shrubs, treelets or climbers, dioecious, armed with spines
    Leaves
    Leaves in spirals or sometimes subdistichous, pinnately veined; stipules lateral, free or connate spine-forming branchlets
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences in the axils of the leaves, globose-capitate, bracteate, with embedded yellow dye-containing glands in tepals and bracts
    Tepal
    Tepals 4, partly connate
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present in staminate flower
    Pistil
    Ovary free; stigmas 1 or 2 (but then unequal in length), filiform
    Fruits
    Fruiting perianth enlarged, fleshy, yellow to orange; fruit free, somewhat drupaceous
    Seeds
    Seed rather small; cotyledons thin, equal, plicate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cayman Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Greece, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Italy, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Krym, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Romania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tadzhikistan, Tennessee, Uzbekistan, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

    Accepted Species

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Maclura Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Walker, J.S. [DB028], Sulawesi 73976.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Indian Subcontinent Cudrania K001132559

    Bibliography

    First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca

    • in F.T.E.A., Moraceae: 6 (1989).
    • C.C. Berg in Proc. Konink. Ned. Akad. Weten., ser. C, 89: 241–247 (1986)
    • Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818) nom. conserv.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • C.C. Berg in Konink. Nederl. Akad. Weten., Ser. C, 89: 241–247 (1986), nom. conserv.
    • Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 233 (1818)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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