1. Family: Achariaceae Harms
    1. Genus: Caloncoba Gilg
      1. Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T.Durand) Gilg

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central African Republic to Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Flacourtiaceae, H. Sleumer (Rijksherbarium, Leiden). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

    Habit
    Shrub or tree (rarely up to 25 m. tall); bark pale grey to brownish.
    Leaves
    Leaves deciduous; blade ovate or elliptic, sometimes almost obovate, apex obtusely acuminate, base broadly cuneate to rounded, or even subcordate, juvenile ones papyraceous, subcoriaceous with age, initially microglandular and glutinose, finally glabrous, entire, 8–26 cm. long, 4–15 cm. broad; lateral nerves 5–7 pairs prominent beneath, reticulation lax, a little raised beneath; petiole (2.5–)4–10 cm. long; stipules linear, caducous, 2–5 mm. long.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary or 2 or 3 in a fascicle from leafless axils of the one year old shoots, 7–10 cm. across; pedicels 2–4 cm. long at anthesis, accrescent to 5 cm. in fruit.
    Calyx
    Sepals ovate-suborbicular, glandular dorsally, persistent during anthesis, 1.6–2.5 cm. long, 1.1–1.7 cm. broad.
    Corolla
    Petals 12 or 13, obovate to oblanceolate, shortly clawed, 3.5–5.5 cm. long, 1.2–2.7 cm. broad.
    Stamens
    Filaments 1.5–2.5 cm. long; anthers mucronulate, 4–5 mm. long.
    Pistil
    Ovary covered with warty glands; style ± 1.2 cm. long, ending in 6–8 stigmatic branches ± 3 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobular, broadly conical or beaked distally, at first green mottled with white, turning orange as it ripens, (5–)7(–8) cm. long, 5–6(–8) cm. across; pericarp 8–10 mm. thick.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, angular, glabrous, white, 7–8 mm. long, 5–6 mm. broad.
    Figures
    Fig. 8/1–7.
    Habitat
    Understorey and margins of rain-forest and riverine forest, also in secondary growth and wooded grassland; 850–1500 m.
    Distribution
    U1 U2 U4

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Central African Repu, Chad, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

    Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T.Durand) Gilg appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1981 Friis, I [649] K000370311
    Jan 1, 1973 Schweinfurth, G. [2904] K000231151 isotype
    Jan 1, 1973 Schweinfurth, G. [3488] K000231153 syntype
    Jan 1, 1973 Schweinfurth, G. [2915], Sudan K000231154 syntype
    Jan 1, 1973 Schweinfurth, G. [2915], Sudan K000231155 syntype

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 460 (1908)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Sleumer, H. (1975). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Flacourtiaceae: 1-68.
    • Bamps, P. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Flacourtiaceae (1): 1-61. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Sleumer in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 94: 136 (1974).
    • Bamps in Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Flacourt.: 24 (1968).
    • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3 (2): 568 (1921).
    • Gilg in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 40: 460 (1908).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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