1. Family: Achariaceae Harms
    1. Grandidiera Jaub.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to Mozambique.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees
    Leaves
    Leaves persistent, alternate, petiolate, entire or undulate, penninerved, stipulate
    Flowers
    Flowers in short axillary spike-like racemes; pedicels articulate at the base, elongate in the terminal bisexual flower, short in the lower ♂ ones; subtending bracts several, membranous, small Hermaphrodite flowers: sepals and petals as in the ♂ ones, though slightly larger; stamens less numerous (35–50); ovary unilocular, sessile, with 2–4 multi-ovulate placentas, shortly 4.6(–8)-winged; style short; stigmas (2–)3(–4), divergent, reflexed Male flowers: stamens numerous; filaments filiform; anthers subovate-oblong, dorsifixed near the base, longitudinally dehiscent; rudiment of ovary 0
    Calyx
    Sepals 3, imbricate, small
    Corolla
    Petals 5–7, imbricate, small
    Male
    Male flowers: stamens numerous; filaments filiform; anthers subovate-oblong, dorsifixed near the base, longitudinally dehiscent; rudiment of ovary 0
    Hermaphrodite
    Hermaphrodite flowers: sepals and petals as in the ♂ ones, though slightly larger; stamens less numerous (35–50); ovary unilocular, sessile, with 2–4 multi-ovulate placentas, shortly 4.6(–8)-winged; style short; stigmas (2–)3(–4), divergent, reflexed
    Fruits
    Fruit globular, woody, tardily dehiscent, with 4–6 (–8) short membranous crenate wings
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, ovoid, small.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania

    Grandidiera Jaub. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 13: 467 (1866)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Gilg in E. & P. Pf., ed. 2, 21: 399, fig. 170 (1925)
    • in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 13: 467 (1866)

    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