1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Glenniea Hook.f.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Tropical Asia.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs or occasionally scandent, monoecious or dioecious
    Leaves
    Leaves simple or pinnate; leaflets in 1–6 pairs
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal and in upper leaf axils, thyrsoid or paniculate with few spreading branches
    Flowers
    Flowers regular; sepals 4–5, ± free; petals 5 or lacking; disk entire, broad, lobed
    Stamens
    Stamens 4–8
    Pistil
    Ovary 2–3-lobed; ovules 1 per locule; style 2–3-lobed
    Fruits
    Fruit of 1–3 mericarps
    Seeds
    Seeds without arils.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate, shortly petiolate; leaflets 2–3-jugate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal or axillary paniculate thyrse.
    Flowers
    Flowers spuriously polygamous, actinomorphic.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3(4)-5, reflexed in fruit.
    Corolla
    Petals 0.
    Disc
    Disk crenate-lobed.
    Stamens
    Stamens 6–8.
    Ovary
    Ovary 2-locular; loculi 1-ovulate.
    Fruits
    Fruit baccate, laterally compressed, apically emarginate and divaricately 2-lobed.
    Seeds
    Seed without arillode.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Borneo, Cabinda, Cameroon, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mozambique, New Guinea, Nigeria, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Glenniea Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in G.Bentham & J.D.Hooker, Gen. Pl. 1: 404 (1862)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Fl. Males., ser. 1, 11: 540 (1994)
    • Leenh. In Blumea 22: 411–414 (1975)
    • Radlk. in E.P. IV, 165: 858 (1932), as ‘ Gleniea ’
    • G.P. 1: 404 (1862)

    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