1. Family: Urticaceae Juss.
    1. Musanga C.Sm. ex R.Br.

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

    [FTEA]

    Cecropiaceae, C. C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Trees with stilt-roots
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina peltate, radially incised; stipules fully amplexicaul, connate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences bracteate Pistillate inflorescences clavate-capitate, somewhat compressed; perianth tubular; stigma subpeltate Staminate inflorescences branched; flowers in globose glomerules; perianth 2-lobed; stamen 1
    Male
    Staminate inflorescences branched; flowers in globose glomerules; perianth 2-lobed; stamen 1
    Female
    Pistillate inflorescences clavate-capitate, somewhat compressed; perianth tubular; stigma subpeltate
    Fruits
    Fruiting perianth slightly enlarged and fleshy, greenish; fruit free, endocarp crustaceous; mesocarp mucilaginous; exocarp membranaceous
    Seeds
    Seed small, with endosperm.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Musanga C.Sm. ex R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J.H.Tuckey, Narr. Exped. Zaire: 453 (1818)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 238.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • De Ruiter in B.J.B.B. 46: 496 (1976)
    • in Tuckey, Narr. Exped. R. Zaire, App.: 453 (1818)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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