1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Deinbollia Schumach. & Thonn.
      1. Deinbollia xanthocarpa (Klotzsch) Radlk.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical Africa to Limpopo.

    [FZ]

    Sapindaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Small tree up to 6–7 m. tall or bush; branchlets tomentose or densely pubescent, eventually glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves usually paripinnate (rarely imparipinnate) shortly petiolate to subsessile (lowest pair of leaflets, at or near the base of the rhachis, resembling stipules); rhachis usually narrowly winged, sometimes marginate or ribbed, pubescent; leaflets 3–9-jugate, subsessile or very shortly petiolulate; leaflet-lamina up to 8(10) × 3(5·5) cm., usually oblong to narrowly oblong, sometimes oblong-elliptic or elliptic, chartaceous, pubescent to shortly pilose mainly on the nerves and reticulation of the under surface, apex often obtuse or retuse but sometimes acute and apiculate, margin entire and often undulate, base cuneate; lateral nerves 6–12 pairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence c. 20 cm. long, terminal, once-twice-branched, often fuscous-tomentose especially when young.
    Flowers
    Flowers white, in shortly stalked cymules; pedicels c. 1·5 mm. long, fulvous- to fuscous-tomentose.
    Calyx
    Sepals 4·5–6·5 × 2·2–2·5 mm., elliptic, silvery-pubescent outside except where covered by imbrication.
    Corolla
    Petals 4·5–6 × 4–5·5 mm., elliptic, pilose-ciliate.
    Disc
    Disk glabrous.
    Androecium
    Stamens 16; anthers 1–8 mm. long (1·5 mm. long in staminodes of female flowers); filaments 3 mm. long (2 mm. long in staminodes), pilose.
    Pistil
    Ovary 3(5)-lobed, tomentose; style 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit 1–2-coccous; cocci yellow, 12–14 × 6–9 mm., obovoid to subglobose, tomentose, glabrescent, edible.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Deinbollia xanthocarpa (Klotzsch) Radlk. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1964 Sharpe, A. [10], Malawi K000426205 Unknown type material

    First published in Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München 8: 369 (1878)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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