1. Family: Lauraceae Juss.
    1. Cryptocarya R.Br.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.

    [FZ]

    Lauraceae, B.L. Stannard. Flora Zambesiaca 9:2. 1997

    Habit
    Evergreen trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, sometimes sub-opposite, pinnately-nerved or 3-nerved from near or at the base.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes paniculate, few- to many-flowered, axillary and subterminal.
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite; pedicels 3-bracteolate (in African species).
    Receptacle
    Receptacle ± cylindrical, constricted in upper half, persistent.
    Tepal
    Tepals 6, subequal, erect or ± patent, caducous.
    Androecium
    Fertile stamens 9 in 3 whorls, with staminodes in the fourth (innermost) whorl; filaments very short (in African species); anthers 2-celled, those of the 2 outer whorls opening introrsely (in African species), the third (inner) whorl opening extrorsely (in African species); filaments of inner whorls with a pair of sessile or stalked glands at the base.
    Staminodes
    Staminodes shortly stipitate, ovate, acute.
    Pistil
    Ovary sessile, ovoid or ellipsoid, slender, glabrous, enclosed in the receptacle; style cylindric, slender; stigma slightly expanded.
    Fruits
    Fruit drupaceous, globose or ellipsoid, 1-seeded, completely enclosed within the hard or fleshy accrescent receptacle with only a minute orifice at the apex; pericarp membranaceous or crustaceous, and can usually be separated from the receptacle.
    Seeds
    Seed globose; testa membranaceous.
    [FTEA]

    Lauraceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1996

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate or occasionally subopposite, coriaceous, pinnately nerved or 3-nerved from near or at the base
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite in subterminal or axillary panicles
    Perianth
    Perianth-tube ovoid, turbinate or subcylindric, accrescent and constricted above after flowering; lobes in 2 whorls of 3, subequal, deciduous
    Stamens
    Fertile stamens in 3 whorls, those of the outer 2 whorls with introrse anthers, of the third inserted on the upper part of the perianth-tube and with extrorse anthers and filaments with 2 sessile or stipitate glands; anthers all 2-thecous; a fourth whorl of ovoid or sagittate staminodes, stipitate or attenuate at the base
    Pistil
    Ovary sessile, enclosed in the tube; style shortly exserted
    Fruits
    Fruit globose or oblong, enclosed in the enlarged hardened or fleshy tube, smooth or ribbed; pericarp hard or membranous; testa membranous not or hardly separable from the pericarp.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Juan Fernández Is.

    Cryptocarya R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2014 s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], Singapore K001132717
    30770.000
    Johns, R.J. [9071], New Guinea 62558.000
    Morren [2966], New Guinea 60078.000
    McWhirter, J. [25], Madagascar Ravensara 32216.000
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 9121] Evodia K001132240

    First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 402 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Bentham & Hooker, Gen. Pl. 3: 150, excl. syn.(1880), nom. conserv.
    • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 1: 402 (1810).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Rohwer in Kubitzki et al., Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 2: 386 (1993), nom. conserv .
    • Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 1: 402 (1810)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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