1. Family: Achariaceae Harms
    1. Buchnerodendron Gürke

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa.

    [FZ]

    Flacourtiaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Unarmed shrubs or small trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate with more or less caducous stipules; lamina serrate and frequently cordate.
    Flowers
    Flowers in axillary, cymose panicles, racemes or fascicles, bisexual or unisexual, rarely dioecious.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, subvalvate, free to the base.
    Corolla
    Petals 6–12, imbricate, larger than the sepals.
    Stamens
    Stamens ?, in two series, the outer somewhat longer than the inner; filaments slender, rather short; anthers linear, dehiscing by slits.
    Pistil
    Ovary 1-locular, with 3–5 parietal multiovulate placentas; style simple, apex subentire.
    Fruits
    Fruit a globose, tardily dehiscent, echinate capsule splitting into 3–5 longitudinal valves (? or indehiscent).
    Seeds
    Seeds moderately numerous, ovoid or compressed, with a crustaceous testa, arillate at the base, sometimes pubescent; embryo straight, cotyledons foliaceous, ovate.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Subshrubs, shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves persistent, alternate, serrate or dentate, penninerved, petiolate; stipules ± caducous
    Flowers
    Flowers in axillary peduncled cymose panicles, racemes or fascicles, the ♂ often subumbellately arranged, bisexual, or unisexual, apparently rarely dioecious, each flower with a rather large subpersistent basal bract
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, valvate, finally free to the base, with setose soft processes on the back
    Corolla
    Petals 6–12, imbricate, larger than the sepals
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, in 2 series, the outer somewhat longer than the inner one; filaments slender, rather short; anthers linear, dehiscing by slits
    Pistil
    Ovary 1-locular, with 3–5 parietal multi-ovulate placentas; style simple; stigma subentire
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, tardily dehiscent longitudinally into 3–5 valves, covered in numerous elongate branched soft bristles
    Seeds
    Seeds rather numerous, ovoid or compressed; testa crustaceous, arillate at base.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaïre

    Buchnerodendron Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 161 (1893)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 18: 151, t. 6 (1893).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Sleumer in E.J. 94: 289 (1974)
    • Gilg in E. & P. Pf., ed. 2, 21: 405 (1925)
    • in E.J. 18: 161, t. 6 (1893)

    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

    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