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  1. Family: Dipterocarpaceae Blume
    1. Genus: Monotes A.DC.
      1. Monotes glaber Sprague

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to N. Botswana.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Tree 3–10 (20) m. high; branchlets glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina 5–9·5 × 2–5 cm., elliptic to oblong or obovate-oblong, obtuse to truncate at the apex, slightly cordate at the base; upper surface finely reticulate, shining, glabrous; lower surface concolorous, smooth, glabrous; midrib and lateral nerves slightly depressed above and prominent beneath; lateral nerves in 8–11 pairs, progressively fading out well before reaching the margin of the leaf; reticulation scarcely prominent, not conspicuous to the naked eye.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences axillary, 2–4 cm. long, slender, lax, 4–10-flowered, brownish, glabrescent, on a slender peduncle 1–1·5 cm. long; pedicels 5 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Sepals 3 mm. long, densely cottony-tomentose.
    Corolla
    Petals 7–5 mm. long, shortly greyish- or yellowish-sericeous-tomentose.
    Stamens
    Stamens with anthers produced into a very short mucro.
    Fruits
    Fruit 0·7–1·2 cm. in diam., subglobose, sericeous, rounded or slightly conical at the apex; wings 2–3 × 1–1·5 cm., yellow or brownish, elliptic to obovate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Other Data

    Monotes glaber Sprague appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 7, 1936 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Zambia K000240355
    Dec 7, 1936 Allen, M. C. E. F. [734] K000240353
    Dec 7, 1936 Baines, T. [1870] K000240356
    Angus, A. [2860], Zambia K000317944
    Allen [734] K000240354
    illegible [966], Zambia K000317945

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909: 305 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Abreu, J.A. & Figueira, R. (2013). Revision of the family Dipterocarpaceae in Angola Blumea 57: 263-274.

    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.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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.
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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