1. Family: Annonaceae Juss.
    1. Uvariopsis Engl.

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

    [FTEA]

    Annonaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, the indumentum of simple hairs
    Flowers
    Flowers unisexual (or at most a few stamens present in ♀ flowers), monoecious or dioecious, axillary, solitary or in fascicles, often on the old wood, pedicellate; bracteoles 2, one basal the other median, ± persistent
    Calyx
    Sepals 2, connate to form a bilobed calyx, much shorter than the petals in bud
    Corolla
    Petals 4, valvate, in one whorl, eventually spreading, free or somewhat joined, rather thick, those of the female flowers mostly larger
    Stamens
    Stamens numerous, oblong to oblong-ovoid; filaments absent or very short; anther-cells extrorse; connective not or scarcely prolonged
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, obovoid or subcylindric, with several to numerous biseriate ovules; stigma sessile, cylindric, depressed obconic, lunate or horseshoe-shaped
    Fruits
    Monocarps indehiscent, cylindric, ellipsoid or obovoid, stipitate, several-seeded, often somewhat constricted between the sieeds, usually succulent
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal, without an aril.
    [FZ]

    Annonaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

    Habit
    Shrubs or trees, not climbing, with simple hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers monoecious or dioecious, solitary or in fascicles, axillary, sometimes on the old wood, pedicellate, female larger than male.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles 2, respectively basal and median, ± persistent.
    Calyx
    Sepals 2, connate to form a bilobed or patelliform calyx, much shorter than the petals in bud.
    Corolla
    Petals 4, in one whorl, valvate, expanding and spreading at anthesis, free or ± connate, subequal, thick.
    Stamens
    Stamens very numerous, oblong to oblong-obovoid, with thecae extrorse; connective-prolongation absent or very short; filaments absent or very short.
    Carpels
    Carpels numerous, free, obovoid, pubescent, with numerous biseriate ovules; stigma sessile, cylindric or depressed-obconic.
    Fruits
    Ripe carpels indehiscent, succulent, cylindric or ellipsoid to obovoid, frequently constricted, stipitate, several-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds horizontal; aril absent.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Uvariopsis Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 1964 Staudt, A. [556], Cameroon K000105620
    Vigne, C. [1877], Ghana 8969.000
    Meikle, R.D. [628], Nigeria 15050.000
    Small, D. [101], Sierra Leone 17647.000
    Cheek, M. [7131], Cameroon 64097.000
    Harris, D.J. [1512], Cameroon 60369.000

    First published in Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 2: 298 (1899)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —Robyns & Ghesq. in Ann. Soc. Sci. Brux. 53: 312 (1933).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • emend. Robyns & Ghesq. in Ann. Soc. Sci. Brux., Sér. B, 53: 314 (1933).
    • in Notizbl. Got. Gart. Berl. 2: 298 (1899)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • emend. Robyns & Ghesq. in Ann. Soc. Sci. Brux., sér. B, 53: 314 (1933)
    • in N.B.G.B. 2: 298 (1899)

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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