1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Pseudocedrela Harms

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate
    Flowers
    Flowers unisexual (plants monoecious)
    Calyx
    Calyx (4–)5-lobed almost to the base, lobes ovate or suborbicular
    Corolla
    Petals (4–)5, free, slightly contorted, boat-shaped and spreading in open flower
    Stamens
    Staminal tube urceolate, ending in (8–) 10 bifid, reflexed lobes, the anthers inserted between the deltate teeth of the lobes
    Disc
    Disk annular, surrounding the base of the ovary
    Pistil
    Ovary 4–5-locular, each locule with 4–6 ovules; style-head discoid, upper surface with 4–5 radiating stigmatic ridges
    Fruits
    Fruit an erect, narrowly clavifonn, woody, septifragal capsule, opening from the apex by 5 divergent valves which remain attached at the base and connected by a fibrous network; columella woody, extending to the apex of the capsule, sharply 4–5-angled, indented with the imprints of the seeds; seed-scars inconspicuous
    Seeds
    Seeds winged, 4–5 per locule, attached by the seed-end to the distal part of the columella.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Pseudocedrela Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 22: 153 (1895)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 67 (1940).
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 22: 153 (1895)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 520 (1975)
    • in E.J. 22: 153 (1895)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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