1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean.

    [FZ]

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

    Pistil
    Ovary (2)3(5)-lobed, (2)3(5)-locular; loculi 1-ovulate; style gynobasic; pistillode vestigial in male flowers.
    Fruits
    Fruit of (2)3(5) cocci (of which 1 to 4 usually abort), subglobose, indehiscent, somewhat fleshy or leathery.
    Seeds
    Seeds 1 in each coccus, without arillodes.
    Habit
    Trees or shrubs or rarely shrublets.
    Leaves
    Leaves normally paripinnate, petiolate to subsessile; leaflets 2–11-jugate, alternate or subopposite.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence an axillary or terminal paniculate thyrse.
    Flowers
    Flowers usually dioecious (in our species), usually spuriously polygamous, actinomorphic.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, the 2 external ones smaller.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, ciliate, each with a hairy deeply 2-lobed scale at the base.
    Disc
    Disk ± annular, surrounding the stamens.
    Androecium
    Stamens (8)12–30; staminodes shorter in female flowers.
    [FTEA]

    Sapindaceae, Davies & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1998

    Habit
    Trees, mostly (and always in the Flora area) of palm-like habit with a terminal cluster of leaves and flowers
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate; leaflets entire
    Flowers
    Flowers regular, in usually extensive panicles; sepals 5, markedly imbricate, free, glabrous to densely hairy; petals 5, ciliate, scale tongue-shaped, shorter than petal-limb; disk cup-shaped, glabrous (in Flora area) or hairy, sometimes a double ring
    Stamens
    Stamens 9–30, with long-pilose filaments; anthers rather small, lanceolate
    Pistil
    Ovary deeply 3-lobed; style exceeding ovary, 3-furrowed, ± persistent in fruit
    Fruits
    Fruit of 1–3 globose to ovoid indehiscent mericarps but usually 1(–2) failing to develop and persisting at base of mature one(s).

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Réunion

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3616], Cameroon K000197943
    Sep 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [365], Cameroon K000197942
    Thomas, D.W. [1197], Cameroon 43470.000
    Richard, A. [468], Madagascar 33469.000

    First published in Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr., Naturvidensk. Math. Afh. 4: 16 (1827)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Radlk. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Sapindac. 669 (1932).
    • —F.T.A. 1: 431
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Kongel. Dansk. Vid. Selskr. Naturv. Math. Afh. 4:16 (1829).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Radlk. in E.P. IV, 165: 669 (1932)
    • Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 242 (1827)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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