1. Family: Lecythidaceae A.Rich.
    1. Brazzeia Baill.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa to Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Scytopetalaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1968

    Habit
    Shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves subsessile, membranous or coriaceous, entire, undulate or denticulate
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary or in fascicles on the old wood; pedicels not articulated
    Calyx
    Calyx entire or lobed
    Corolla
    Corolla of 2–5 petals or irregularly divided, often falling as one piece
    Stamens
    Filaments of stamens free; anthers short, dehiscing by an apical pore
    Pistil
    Ovary 4–8-locular, each locule with several ovules; style glabrous; stigma subcapitate, entire or slightly lobed
    Fruits
    Capsules globular or almost so, usually eventually dehiscent, but sometimes fruit apparently indehiscent, many-seeded
    Seeds
    Endosperm not ruminate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Uganda, Zaïre

    Brazzeia Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 609 (1886)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Bull. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 609 (1886).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Letouzey in Adansonia 1: 129 (1961)
    • in Bull. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 609 (1886)

    Sources

    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