1. Family: Clusiaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Allanblackia Oliv.
      1. Allanblackia kimbiliensis Spirlet

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. DR Congo to SW. Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Guttiferae, P. Bamps, N. Robson & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1978

    Habit
    Tree 18–36 m. tall, with blackish brown glabrous branches; bark smooth, slash exuding a yellow juice.
    Leaves
    Leaf-blades narrowly oblong, 8–22 cm. long, 2–4.5 cm. wide, acuminate at the apex, acute or obtuse at the base, coriaceous, glabrous; midrib prominent beneath, the lateral nerves numerous, prominent on both faces, at right-angles to near margin and terminating in a submarginal nerve; secretory canals generally superimposed on the lateral nerves; petiole 1–2 cm. long, glabrous.
    Flowers
    Male flower:pedicels 1–1.6 cm. long, glabrous; sepals green or greenish white, ± round, 0.8–1.3 cm. in diameter, glabrous; petals white or cream tinged pink, ± round, ± 1.5–2.5 cm. in diameter, glabrous; staminal bundles spade-shaped, 0.8–1 cm. long, 1–1.2 cm. wide, the claw 1 cm. long, 2.5 mm. wide, the anthers placed only on the internal face; disc with glands smooth, rugose above, or only slightly grooved. Female flower:pedicel 2 cm. long; sepals and petals ± as in male; staminal bundles very reduced, ± 1.5 mm. long with a few subterrninal anthers; disc glands smooth; ovary 5-ribbed, glabrous with 2–4 ovules per locule; stigma 5-lobed.
    Male
    Male flower:pedicels 1–1.6 cm. long, glabrous; sepals green or greenish white, ± round, 0.8–1.3 cm. in diameter, glabrous; petals white or cream tinged pink, ± round, ± 1.5–2.5 cm. in diameter, glabrous; staminal bundles spade-shaped, 0.8–1 cm. long, 1–1.2 cm. wide, the claw 1 cm. long, 2.5 mm. wide, the anthers placed only on the internal face; disc with glands smooth, rugose above, or only slightly grooved.
    Female
    Female flower:pedicel 2 cm. long; sepals and petals ± as in male; staminal bundles very reduced, ± 1.5 mm. long with a few subterrninal anthers; disc glands smooth; ovary 5-ribbed, glabrous with 2–4 ovules per locule; stigma 5-lobed.
    Fruits
    Fruits ovoid or subconical, 5 - ribbed, 9–20 cm. long, 7–12 cm. in diameter.
    Seeds
    Seeds 15–20, ellipsoid, 3–5 cm. long, 1.5–3.2 cm. in diameter.
    Figures
    Fig. 3/5, 6.
    Habitat
    Rain-forest on steep rocky gorge slopes; 1500 m.
    Distribution
    U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Uganda, Zaïre

    Allanblackia kimbiliensis Spirlet appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 29: 357 (1959)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Bamps, P., Robson, N. & Verdcourt, B. (1978). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Guttiferae: 1-34.
    • Bamps, P. (1970). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Guttiferae: 1-74. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bamps in Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Guttif.: 47, fig. 5/D (1970).
    • Bamps in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 39: 353, fig. 1/D (1969)
    • Spirlet, Guttif., Contr. Fl. Congo: 86, t. 5 (1966).
    • Spirlet in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 29: 357 (1959)

    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