1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Manilkara Adans.
      1. Manilkara concolor (Harv.) Gerstner

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

    [FZ]

    Sapotaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Tree 3–12 m. tall.
    Leaves
    Leaves not clustered at or confined to branch ends, glabrous; lamina 2·5–8·5 x 1–3·5 cm elliptic, oblong–elliptic, oblong–obovate or narrowly oblong, apex very slightly to moderately emarginate, base acute; petiole 2·5–8 mm. long. Midrib slightly raised on upper leaf surface, prominent below, nerve reticulation level to quite deeply impressed on both surfaces.
    Flowers
    Flowers white or greenish–yellow, nectariferous, borne in fascicles of up to 8 flowers in leaf axils; pedicels 5–13 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 2·8–3·2 mm. long, sepals triangular to ovate.
    Corolla
    Corolla c. 4 mm. long, connate at base for c. 0·6 mm.; median segments narrowly elliptic, slender at base, lateral segments broader.
    Anthers
    Anthers 1·5 mm. long.
    Staminodes
    Staminodes triangular to dentate–acuminate, variable in size.
    Gynoecium
    Gynoecium c. 3·5 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit up to 1·5 cm. in diameter, subglobose, 1–2–seeded, orange and edible when ripe.
    Seeds
    Seeds up to 11 mm. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

    Manilkara concolor (Harv.) Gerstner appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gerrard, W.T. [1662], South Africa K000901125 isotype

    First published in J. S. African Bot. 14: 171 (1948)

    Accepted by

    • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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 2020. 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 2020. 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