1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Atalaya Blume

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa to Australia.

    [FZ]

    Sapindaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate (rarely imparipinnate, not in our area), sessile or petiolate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a paniculate thyrse.
    Flowers
    Flowers spuriously polygamous.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, 2 exterior ones smaller.
    Corolla
    Petals (4)5, each with a scale.
    Disc
    Disk annular, sometimes lobed.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8, inserted within the lobes of the disk; ovary 3-locular, 3-lobed; loculi 1-ovulate.
    Fruits
    Fruits 2–3-winged.
    Seeds
    Seeds without arillodes.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Is., Mozambique, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Swaziland, Western Australia

    Atalaya Blume appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Rumphia 3: 186 (1847)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • R. A. Dyer in S. Afr. Journ. Sci. 34: 214 (1937).
    • Rumphia, 3: 86 (1847).

    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