1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Toona M.Roem.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Deciduous or semi-evergreen trees
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate; leaflets entire or toothed
    Flowers
    Flowers 5-merous, unisexual (plants monoecious), in large much-branched panicles
    Calyx
    Sepals free or partly united
    Corolla
    Petals 5, imbricate, adnate at the base by a median carina to the short, cushion-shaped androgynophore
    Stamens
    Stamens 5, inserted on the androgynophore; 1–5 thread-like staminodes sometimes present
    Pistil
    Ovary 5-locular; locules with 6–10 ovules; style-head discoid with glandular stigmatic papillae
    Fruits
    Fruit a pendulous, thinly woody, ellipsoid or obovoid, septifragal capsule, opening from the apex by 5 valves, columella softly woody, 5-angled, extending to the apex of the capsule
    Seeds
    Seeds either winged at both ends and attached towards the apex of the columella, or with a single wing and then attached by the seed-end to the base of the columella.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Maryland, Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, St.Helena, Tanzania, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda

    Toona M.Roem. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Styles, B.T. [17], Uganda 25694.017

    First published in Fam. Nat. Syn. Monogr. 1: 139 (1846)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 512 (1975)
    • Synops. Monogr. Hesp. 1:131,139 (1846)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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