1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Lecaniodiscus Planch. ex Benth.

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Small or medium-sized dioecious trees
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate; leaflets entire
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences short or long axillary racemoid thyrses
    Flowers
    Flowers regular; sepals 3–5, concave, free or partly joined; petals absent (or 5 in West Africa); disk lobed
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–12; filaments glabrous, folded in bud
    Pistil
    Ovary unlobed, 3-locular; stigma subcapitate, subsessile, with 3 lobes
    Fruits
    Fruit a slightly asymmetrically ellipsoid capsule, dehiscing by an irregular split, or indehiscent
    Seeds
    Seed usually single by abortion of 2 ovules, enclosed in an aril.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate, petiolate; leaflets 3–7-jugate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence an axillary racemoid or paniculate thyrse.
    Flowers
    Flowers dioecious, spuriously polygamous.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, free nearly to the base.
    Corolla
    Petals 0.
    Disc
    Disk lobed.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–13.
    Pistil
    Ovary 3-locular; loculi 1-ovulate; style short; stigma 3-lobed.
    Fruits
    Fruit 1-locular (by abortion), indehiscent or tardily and irregularly splitting from the base.
    Seeds
    Seed completely surrounded by anarillode.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Lecaniodiscus Planch. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Harris, D.J. [2327], Central African Republic 62985.000

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 250 (1849)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Radlk. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Sapindac. 879 (1932).
    • —F.T.A. 1: 428
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Hook., Niger Fl.: 250 (1849).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Radlk. in E.P. IV, 165: 879 (1932)
    • in Hook., Niger Fl.: 250 (1849)

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
    © 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