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This species is accepted, and its native range is South Sudan to W. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

Pandanaceae, H.J. Beentje. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1993

Morphology General Habit
Tree, 7-15 m. high with a diameter of 10-50 cm.; bark grey or brown, with conical spines; stilt-roots numerous, 50-100 cm. high, 5-7 cm. across, with sharp spines.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in twisted dichotomous arrangements, 135-270 cm. long, 4-8 cm. wide and clasping at base, with marginal spines 3.2-5 mm. long, 6-16(-30) mm. apart; spines on midrib 2-35 mm. long, fewer or as numerous as the marginal ones, pointed towards the base in the basal half of the leaf, and towards the apex in the apical half of the leaf.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Male inflorescences 14-26 cm. long, with 4-6 spathes, each of these 7-11 cm. long and 14-20 mm. across; lower bract 10.5 × 3.15 cm., uppermost bract 4.5 × 0.6 cm., spiny on midrib and margins; stamens subumbellate, with 6-8 stamens per umbel, on a common stalk (3-)5-8 mm. long; filaments (0.6-) 1.5-5.3 mm. long; anthers apiculate, 1.8-2.8 × 0.7-0.8 mm., with an equal to slightly unequal base. Female inflorescences unknown.
sex Male
Male inflorescences 14-26 cm. long, with 4-6 spathes, each of these 7-11 cm. long and 14-20 mm. across; lower bract 10.5 × 3.15 cm., uppermost bract 4.5 × 0.6 cm., spiny on midrib and margins; stamens subumbellate, with 6-8 stamens per umbel, on a common stalk (3-)5-8 mm. long; filaments (0.6-) 1.5-5.3 mm. long; anthers apiculate, 1.8-2.8 × 0.7-0.8 mm., with an equal to slightly unequal base.
sex Female
Female inflorescences unknown.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Syncarps on a 25-35 cm. long peduncle with scars of 8 bracts, 19(30-38 fide I.T.U.) cm. long, 8-9 (15-20 fide I.T.U.) cm, across, somewhat trigonous, with over 1000 phalanges; bract to 65 × 3.4 cm., spiny on midrib and margins; phalanges l(-2)-locular, with a pileus 4-6 mm. high and 7-10 mm. across, and a lower phalange 25-40 mm. high.
Figures
Fig. 1/3, p. 3 and 2/6, p. 5.
Habitat
Gregarious in swamps and stream-beds in forests; in Tanzania in riverine fringe with Khaya, Mimusops, Ficus; 1020-1200 m. (sterile collection by Nishida: lakeside, alt. 750-900 m.)
Distribution
T4 U1 U2 U3

Native to:

Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Pandanus chiliocarpus Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2013 Evrard, C, [4419], Congo, DRC K000435963 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Eggeling, W.J. [3061], Uganda K000450841
Jan 1, 1990 Eggeling, W.J. [3061], Uganda K000450842
Jan 1, 1990 Eggeling, W.J. [3061], Uganda K000781803 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 Bullock, A.A. [3252], Tanzania K000545623
Jan 1, 1990 Verdcourt [2816], Tanzania K000545624
Jan 1, 1990 Verdcourt [2816], Tanzania K000781802
Jan 1, 1990 St.John, H. [26590], Tanzania K000781814 isotype
Jan 1, 1990 St.John, H. [26592], Tanzania K000781815 isotype

First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 530 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Beentje, H. (1993). Pandanaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-7.
  • Martelli, U. (1913). Enumerazione delle "Pandanaceae" Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 4: 5-105.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Beentje, H. (1993). Pandanaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-7.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 294, photos 49a & b (1952).
  • Stapf in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 37: 530 (1906).

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