1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Toona M.Roem.
      1. Toona sinensis (Juss.) M.Roem.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical and China Southeast..

    [FTEA]

    Meliaceae, Styles & F. White (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

    Habit
    Tree up to 30 m. tall; bark rough, brownish black, deeply fissured.
    Leaves
    Leaflets 18–40, serrate, narrowly oblong or oblong-lanceolate, up to 20 × 4 cm., apex acuminate, base obliquely rounded, very asymmetric; midrib often reddish; proximal lateral nerves on lower surface with minute deltate axillary pockets (domatia) with minute apical hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence pendulous, up to 90 cm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule larger and coarser than in T. ciliata ± 2.5 cm. long; valves smooth or sometimes with small, inconspicuous lenticels.
    Figures
    Fig. 13/13–16, p. 44.
    Distribution
    U2 Cultivated in Uganda and Tanzania as an avenue tree and in windbreaks and plantationsnative of the Himalayas

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Korea, Maryland, Tanzania, Uganda

    Toona sinensis (Juss.) M.Roem. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2000 Royle, J.F. [s.n.], India K000657855 lectotype
    Mar 1, 2000 Royle, J.F. [s.n.], India K000657856 lectotype
    Feb 1, 2000 Teysmann [s.n.], Sumatera K000657849 isotype
    Henry, A. [3657], Hubei Toona sinensis var. hupehana K000657873 isotype
    Cheek, M., Madagascar Toona serrata 70000.003

    First published in Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 1: 139 (1846)

    Accepted by

    • Longbottom, W.D., Naczi, R.F.C. & Knapp, W.M. (2016). Flowering plant species new to Delaware and Maryland Bartonia 69: 1-19.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Wongprasert, T., Phengklai, C. & Boonthavikoon, T. (2011). A synoptic account of the Meliaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 39: 210-266.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Longbottom, W.D., Naczi, R.F.C. & Knapp, W.M. (2016). Flowering plant species new to Delaware and Maryland Bartonia 69: 1-19.
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Wongprasert, T., Phengklai, C. & Boonthavikoon, T. (2011). A synoptic account of the Meliaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 39: 210-266.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
    • Styles, B.T. & White, F. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Meliaceae: 1-67.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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

    Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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