1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Turraeanthus Baill.

      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 or treelets
    Indumentum
    Indumentum of simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves pari- or imparipinnate
    Flowers
    Flowers unisexual (plants dioecious)
    Calyx
    Calyx almost entire or shallowly or irregularly lobed
    Corolla
    Petals 4–5(–6), valvate, fused (to the middle or beyond) to the staminal tube
    Stamens
    Staminal tube cylindrical, slightly expanded at the mouth, margin crenate or shallowly lobed; anthers 8–12, in a single irregular whorl inserted within the throat of the staminal tube, completely included or partly exserted
    Disc
    Disk absent
    Pistil
    Ovary 4–5-locular; locules with 2 superposed or oblique ovules; style-head discoid, with a slight central depression
    Fruits
    Fruit a leathery, 3–5-valved, loculicidal capsule
    Seeds
    Seeds with a fleshy aril.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zaïre

    Turraeanthus Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Adansonia 11: 261 (1874)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Harms in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 147 (1940).
    • in Adansonia 11: 261 (1874)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 493 (1975)
    • Hist. Pl. 5: 500 (1874–75)
    • in Adansonia 11: 261 (1874)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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