1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Haplocoelum Radlk.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Dioecious trees or shrubs with some long shoots and many condensed short shoots
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate; leaflets entire, asymmetric at least at the base, ± notched at apex
    Flowers
    Flowers regular in axillary fascicles of cymes, often appearing before the leaves; sepals 5, free; petals lacking; disk hemispherical with the filaments inserted into pockets on its surface Male flowers: stamens 4–6, much exserted; ovary rudiment absent Female flowers: staminodes present; ovary ± 3-lobed, with 3-fid style
    Male
    Male flowers: stamens 4–6, much exserted; ovary rudiment absent
    Female
    Female flowers: staminodes present; ovary ± 3-lobed, with 3-fid style
    Fruits
    Fruit coloured, capsule-like, 3-locular, the locules 1-seeded, but mostly indehiscent or irregularly rupturing
    Seeds
    Seeds 1–2, covered by a fleshy aril.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate; leaflets up to c. 14-jugate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a congested axillary polychasium.
    Flowers
    Flowers spuriously polygamous, dioecious.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5–6.
    Corolla
    Petals 0.
    Disc
    Disk pulvinate.
    Stamens
    Stamens 5–6, inserted in the centre of the disk.
    Ovary
    Ovary 3-gonous, 3-locular; loculi 1-ovulate.
    Fruits
    Fruit 1-seeded (by abortion).
    Seeds
    Seed erect, baccate; arillode dorsally split, nearly covering the seed.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Haplocoelum Radlk. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München 8: 336 (1878)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Sitz.-Ber. Bayer. Akad. 8: 336 (1878).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in E.P. IV, 165: 881 (1932)
    • Bullock in K.B. 1931: 353–357 (1931)
    • in Sitz. Akad. Wiss. München 8: 336 (1878)

    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