1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Dacryodes Vahl

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Indo-China to New Guinea, Tropical America.

    [FZ]

    Burseraceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Dioecious trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets entire.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences of axillary or terminal, elongated panicles; branches of inflorescence, calyx and corolla usually with a dense indumentum of stellate or dendroid hairs mixed with simple hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers unisexual.
    Calyx
    Calyx rotate or broadly campanulate, divided almost to the base; lobes 3, valvate.
    Corolla
    Petals 3, valvate or sometimes slightly imbricate, incurved, somewhat hooded and usually mucronulate at the apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 6, inserted just outside the disk, equal in size, with filaments broader towards the base (smaller and infertile in female flowers).
    Disc
    Disk annular but slightly lobed between the stamens.
    Pistil
    Ovary (vestigial in male flowers) 2 (3)-locular with 2 ovules per loculus; style very short, stigma 3–4-lobed.
    Fruits
    Fruit an ovoid or ellipsoid drupe; endocarp thin and cartilaginous.
    Seeds
    Seed large; cotyledons very much thickened and deeply folded or conduplicate, thus appearing palmately lobed.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Jawa, Leeward Is., Malaya, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Vietnam, Windward Is.

    Dacryodes Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. 6: 115 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Onana, J.M. (2008 publ. 2009). A synoptic revision of Dacryodes (Burseraceae) in Africa, with a new species from Central Africa Kew Bulletin 63: 385-400. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • H. J. Lam in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz., sér 3, 12: 334 (1932).
    • in Skrivt. Nat. Selsk. 4: 116 (1810)
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Skrivt. Nat. Selsk. 4: 116 (1810).

    Sources

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

    Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
    The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    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