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  1. Family: Dipterocarpaceae Blume
    1. Genus: Monotes A.DC.
      1. Monotes dasyanthus Gilg

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. DR Congo to Angola.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Tree 4–10 m. high; branchlets yellowish-brown or blackish-velutinous.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina 7–12 × 3·5–6·5 cm., elliptic or obovate, apex obtuse to acute or acuminate and mucronate, rounded to slightly cordate at the base; upper surface scaberulous, with straight or nearly straight stiff simple and isolated pachydermatous hairs mixed with minute stellate stiff hairs; lower surface discolorous, whitish- or fulvous-cottony-tomentose or floccose with long curled leptodermatous (thin-walled) hairs on the nerves and reticulation and with the interreticular areoles densely covered with minute stellate hairs; midrib and lateral nerves slightly depressed above and very prominent and strong beneath; lateral nerves in 10–16 pairs, nearly straight, incurving at the apex, reaching the margin of the leaf.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences of subsessile condensed clusters forming multiflorous terminal panicles 3–6 cm. long, greyish- or brownish-velutinous-tomentose; pedicels 2–3 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3 mm. long, densely sericeous-tomentose.
    Corolla
    Petals 9 mm. long, densely sericeous-tomentose.
    Stamens
    Stamens with anthers not produced at the apex.
    Fruits
    Fruit 8–10 mm. in diam., subglobose, densely sericeous-tomentose, conical at the apex; wings 3–4 × 1·0–1·5 cm., reddish-purple, generally broadly obovate to spathulate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Monotes dasyanthus Gilg appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2016 Bingham, M.G. [13154], Zambia K000545852
    Baum, H. [888], Angola K000240364

    Bibliography

    First published in O.Warburg (ed.), Kunene-Sambesi Exped.: 307 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Abreu, J.A. & Figueira, R. (2013). Revision of the family Dipterocarpaceae in Angola Blumea 57: 263-274.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Abreu, J.A. & Figueira, R. (2013). Revision of the family Dipterocarpaceae in Angola Blumea 57: 263-274.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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