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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Central & S. Tropical Africa to Tanzania.

[FTEA]

Dipterocarpaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology General Habit
Tall or medium-sized buttressed trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves evergreen, acuminate; midrib and lateral nerves prominent beneath with tertiary venation densely reticulate; indumentum of simple isolated short thick-walled hairs and with minute spherical glands on nerves and venation
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small in terminal and axillary panicles; sepals velvety pubescent; petals ± glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacle produced into a broad androgynophore
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens numerous with short anthers, the connectives not appendaged
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid, pubescent, 1-locular above with parietal placentation; ovules 6
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ovoid, surrounded by 5 equal wings derived from the accrescent sepals.

[FZ]

Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Tall trees with buttresses.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves evergreen, acuminate; midrib and lateral nerves slightly depressed above and prominent beneath; reticulation very dense, isodiametrical; indumentum composed only of simple isolated short pachydermatous hairs; minute spherical glands generally dispersed on nerves and reticulation.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers small, in large terminal panicles, with very hairy sepals and glabrescent petals; receptacle produced into a broad, elevated and conspicuous androgynophore.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens numerous; anthers short, not produced at the apex into a sterile appendage.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary hairy, 1-locular at the apex, with parietal placentation; ovules 6.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ovoid-conical, with a parchment-like pericarp, surrounded by the 5 equal wings of the accrescent calyx.

Native to:

Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Marquesia Gilg appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 485 (1908)

Not accepted by

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flore du Gabon 41: 1-75. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Trillesanthus.]

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 40: 485 (1908).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Duvign. in F.Z. 1: 407 (1961)
  • in E.J. 40: 485 (1908)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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