1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Sorindeia Thouars

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

    [FZ]

    Anacardiaceae, Rosette Fernandes & A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Shrubs, sometimes sarmentose, or trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, imparipinnate or rarely 1-foliolate; leaflets petiolulate; tertiary nerves generally collected into an oblique nerve, directed towards the angle between the midrib and the lateral nerves.
    Flowers
    Flowers dioecious, 5-merous, in axillary or terminal branched panicles. male flowers: calyx ± cupuliform, shallowly 5-lobulate or -dentate; petals valvate, or sometimes imbricate, longer than the calyx; stamens 10–20, filaments subulate, inserted below and on the disk, anthers dorsifixed, introrse; disk crenulate, glabrous; pistillode absent. Female flowers: perianth similar to the male; staminodes usually 5, small; ovary free, ovoid, 1-locular, the ovule pendent, apical; style 1 with a 3-lobed stigma, persisting on the fruit.
    Fruits
    Drupe ellipsoid or asymmetrically ovoid; mesocarp thin, fleshy; endocarp chartaceous or woody.
    Seeds
    Seed ellipsoid.
    [FTEA]

    Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    Dioecious shrubs, sometimes sarmentose, or trees
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, imparipinnate or rarely unifoliolate; leaflets alternate to opposite, petiolulate; tertiary nerves sometimes collected into an oblique nerve, directed towards the angle between the midrib and the lateral nerves
    Flowers
    Flowers 5-merous, in axillary or terminal branched panicles or borne on old wood below the leaves Female flowers: perianth similar to ♂; reduced stamens or staminodes usually 5, small; ovary free, ovoid, unilocular, the ovule pendent, apical; style 1 with a 3-lobed stigma persistent on the fruit Male flowers: calyx somewhat cupuliform, shallowly 5-lobed; petals valvate, or sometimes imbricate, much longer than the calyx; stamens normally 10–21; filaments subulate, inserted below and on the disk; anthers dorsifixed, introrse; disk crenulate, glabrous; pistillode absent
    Male
    Male flowers: calyx somewhat cupuliform, shallowly 5-lobed; petals valvate, or sometimes imbricate, much longer than the calyx; stamens normally 10–21; filaments subulate, inserted below and on the disk; anthers dorsifixed, introrse; disk crenulate, glabrous; pistillode absent
    Female
    Female flowers: perianth similar to ♂; reduced stamens or staminodes usually 5, small; ovary free, ovoid, unilocular, the ovule pendent, apical; style 1 with a 3-lobed stigma persistent on the fruit
    Fruits
    Drupe ellipsoid or asymmetrically ovoid; mesocarp thin, fleshy; endocarp chartaceous or woody
    Seeds
    Seed ellipsoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Sorindeia Thouars appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [14511], Cameroon K000093105

    First published in Gen. Nov. Madagasc.: 23 (1806)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 439.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Nov. Madag.: 23 (1806).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Gen. Nov. Madag.: 23 (1806)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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

    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