1. Family: Oleaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Schrebera Roxb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NW. Peru, Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, India to Borneo.

    [FZ]

    Oleaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Trees and shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, simple or compound, petiolate, glabrous or hairy; acarodomatia absent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences few– to many–flowered, cymose; flowers heterostylous, scented.
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, truncate or obscurely lobed.
    Corolla
    Corolla pale cream or pink, hypocrateriform, usually pilose within the tube; lobes 5–7, imbricate, each with a conspicuous patch of swollen brownish or purplish hairs at the base.
    Stamens
    Stamens 2, inserted at or near the mouth of the corolla tube; filaments short, anthers introrse.
    Pistil
    Ovary bilocular, with 4 ovules per loculus; style slender; stigma exserted or included, subcapitate or cylindrical.
    Fruits
    Fruit a woody bilocular capsule with loculicidal dehiscence.
    Seeds
    Seeds endospermous, with a long subapical wing, spinning during dispersal.
    [FTEA]

    Oleaceae, W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, with simple or compound opposite leaves; leaflets entire
    Flowers
    Flowers often fairly large, in corymbose-paniculate inflorescences, hermaphrodite, often heterostyled
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate or campanulate-cupulate, usually irregularly or obscurely dentate
    Corolla
    Corolla infundibuliform, with a well-developed tube and spreading lobes which are barbate with dull or purple hairs on at least part of the upper surface
    Stamens
    Stamens 2, affixed to the throat of the corolla by short filaments
    Pistil
    Ovary bilocular, usually 4 pendulous ovules in each loculus; style filiform, generally not exceeding the tube; stigma bifid
    Fruits
    Fruit a hard woody, sometimes very thickly woody, loculicidal capsule with two loculi.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Schrebera Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Pl. Coromandel 2: 1 (1799)

    Accepted by

    • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 4, 1: 13. Nom. cons.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Pl. Corom. 2: 1, t. 101 (1799), nom. conserv.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pl. Coromandel 2: 1, t. 101 (1798)

    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

    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