1. Family: Ochnaceae DC.
    1. Ouratea Aubl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa, Southern America and Northern America..

    [FZ]

    Ochnaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, usually completely glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate to sessile and amplexicaul; lamina with margin serrate to ciliate or entire; stipules entire, not striate, coriaceous, free or ± united intrapetiolarly, caducous or ± persistent.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence paniculate to racemose or umbellate or rarely reduced to 1–2 flowers, terminal or axillary, sometimes at the base of the current year’s growth; bracts scale-like, caducous or ± persistent; pedicels articulated at or above the base.
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, quincuncial in bud, green or yellow in flower, persistent and usually enlarging and becoming varying shades of red and coriaceous in fruit (in Old World species).
    Corolla
    Petals 5, yellow or rarely white, not or scarcely unguiculate, deciduous.
    Stamens
    Stamens 10, diplostemonous, free; anthers yellow or orange, elongate and frequently narrowed upwards, often rugose, dehiscing by terminal pores, deciduous; filaments stout, much shorter than the anthers, persistent, or absent.
    Carpels
    Carpels 5–10, apparently free at the base, 1-ovulate; styles slender, gynobasic, completely united; stigma terminal, not enlarged.
    Fruits
    Fruit of 1 to several free black or brown 1-seeded drupelets with fleshy or coriaceous mesocarp, inserted on the enlarged red or purplish receptacle.
    Seeds
    Seeds straight or curved, without endosperm or an internal projection of the endocarp; embryo straight or ± curved, incumbent or accumbent, isocotylous or heterocotylous.
    [FTEA]

    Ochnaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Evergreen trees or shrubs, usually completely glabrous with thin to ± coriaceous, sessile to petiolate leaves with often fine close secondary and tertiary venation; stipules entire, not striate, free or often ± united, persistent or deciduous
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences paniculate or raceme-like or less often reduced to 1–2 flowers, terminal or axillary at the base of the new growth; bracts deciduous or ± persistent; pedicels usually slender, articulated at or above the base
    Calyx
    Sepals 5, quincuncially imbricate, persistent and turning red and coriaceous in fruit
    Corolla
    Petals 5, yellow, cream or white, not clawed
    Stamens
    Stamens (8–)10 with filaments much shorter than the anthers or ± absent
    Carpels
    Carpels 5, ± free at base, 1-ovulate; styles slender, gynobasic, completely united; stigmas terminal, punctiform
    Fruits
    Drupelets usually black at maturity, 1–5
    Seeds
    Seeds without endosperm; embryo ± curved, incumbent or accumbent, isocotylous or heterocotylous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Ascension, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Liberia, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Southwest Caribbean, Sudan, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre

    Ouratea Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1984 Mori, S. [15772], Brazil K001202285
    Jan 1, 1984 Cid, C.A. [3325], Brazil K001202219
    Harley, R.M. [24896], Brazil K001202171
    Harley, R.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001202190
    Harley, R.M. [10382], Brazil K001202234
    Harley, R.M. [s.n.], Brazil K001202277
    Harley, R.M. [24248], Brazil K001202294
    Harley, R.M. [28263], Brazil K001202308
    Hunt, D.R. [5609], Brazil K001202293
    Philcox, D. [3004], Brazil K001202236
    Philcox, D. [3189], Brazil K001202262
    Pennington, R.T. [168], Bolivia 56642.000
    Trail, J.W.H. [104], Brazil K001202209
    Stannard, B. [s.n.], Brazil K001202216
    Stannard, B. [5063], Brazil K001202246
    Stannard, B. [s.n.], Brazil K001202247
    Stannard, B. [5674], Brazil K001202253
    Stannard, B.L. [718], Brazil K001202276
    Bogner [1210], Brazil K001202319
    Harley, R. [5568], Brazil K001202250
    Madison, M.T. [6144], Brazil K001202226
    Plowman, T. [10035], Brazil K001202212
    Plowman, T. [12693], Brazil K001202214
    Hatschbach, G. [66669], Brazil K001202244
    Milliken, W. [524], Brazil K001202275
    Onishi, E. [328], Brazil K001202292
    Argent, G. [6564], Brazil K001202233
    Argent, G. [6392], Brazil K001202260
    Argent, G. [6353], Brazil K001202264
    Argent, G. [6707], Brazil K001202265
    Zarucchi, J.L. [2220], Colombia 48889.000
    Ramos, J. [12], Brazil K001202235
    Hassler, E. [11440], Paraguay K001202176
    Ratter, J.A. [8115], Brazil K001202174
    Ratter, J.A. [3843], Brazil K001202186
    Ratter, J.A. [139], Brazil K001202231
    Ratter, J.A. [2095], Brazil K001202232
    Ratter, J.A. [2152], Brazil K001202237
    Ratter, J.A. [6852], Brazil K001202254
    Ratter, J.A. [1937], Brazil K001202261
    Ratter, J.A. [6208], Brazil K001202280
    Ratter, J.A. [8312], Brazil K001202316
    Santos, T.S. [480], Brazil K001202215
    Lima, H.C. [3905], Brazil K001202289
    Lima, H.C. [5747], Brazil K001202297
    Giulietti, A.M. [33409], Brazil K001202191
    Ganev, W. [2507], Brazil K001202224
    Ganev, W. [2507], Brazil K001202225
    Queiroz, L.P. [3381], Brazil K001202313
    Pirani, J.R. [s.n.], Brazil K001202218
    Henderson, A. [607], Brazil K001202259
    Furlan, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001202217
    Coradin, L. [6606], Brazil K001202179
    Coradin, L. [7423], Brazil K001202180
    Carvalho, A.M. [2290], Brazil K001202227
    Guedes, M.L. [938], Brazil K001202213
    Guedes, M.L. [4619], Brazil K001202248
    Guedes, M.L. [4619], Brazil K001202249
    Arbo, M.M. [3909], Brazil K001202290
    Heringer, E.P. [5126], Brazil K001202183
    Heringer, E.P. [5166], Brazil K001202181
    Heringer, E.P. [5372], Brazil K001202182
    Heringer, E.P. [2731], Brazil K001202184
    Heringer, E.P. [5393], Brazil K001202187
    Heringer, E.P. [6581], Brazil K001202189
    Heringer, E.P. [6845], Brazil K001202192
    Heringer, E.P. [6848], Brazil K001202193
    Heringer, E.P. [7161], Brazil K001202194
    Heringer, E.P. [7026], Brazil K001202195
    Heringer, E.P. [7004], Brazil K001202210
    Heringer, E.P. [1920], Brazil K001202295
    Agra, M.F. [688], Brazil K001202288
    Agra, M.F. [688], Brazil K001202291
    Agra, M.F. [679], Brazil K001202309
    Eiten, G. [6500], Brazil K001202223
    Eiten, G. [6871], Brazil K001202230
    Eiten, G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202296
    Morawetz, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001202320
    Belem, R.P. [3646], Brazil K001202273
    Belem, R.P. [3673], Brazil K001202274
    Saar, E. [5691], Brazil K001202252
    Walter, B.M.T. [2088], Brazil K001202173
    Duarte, A.P. [8021], Brazil K001202240
    Lyra-Lemos, R.P. [2869], Brazil K001202255
    Almeida, J. [88], Brazil K001202220
    Pereira, B.A.S. [47], Brazil K001202211
    Silva, L.B. [6080], Brazil K001202243
    Silva, L.B. [6080], Brazil K001202245
    Ducke [369], Brazil K001202166
    Ducke [467], Brazil K001202167
    Brooks, R.R. [650], Brazil K001202228
    Brooks, R.R. [622], Brazil K001202229
    Ferreira, L.V. [71], Brazil K001202278
    Ferreira, L.V. [71], Brazil K001202279
    Ferreira, L.V. [24], Brazil K001202281
    Ferreira, L.V. [24], Brazil K001202282
    Ferreira, L.V. [273], Brazil K001202283
    Ferreira, L.V. [273], Brazil K001202284
    Custodio Filho, A. [2436], Brazil K001202221
    Custodio Filho, A. [2436], Brazil K001202222
    Krukoff, B.A. [8941], Brazil K001202266
    Krukoff, B.A. [8941], Brazil K001202267
    Krukoff, B.A. [5611], Brazil K001202269
    Krukoff, B.A. [5611], Brazil K001202270
    Krukoff, B.A. [5771], Brazil K001202271
    Robert, A. [616], Brazil K001202170
    Rusby, H.H. [2673], Brazil K001202177
    Ramos, J.F. [s.n.], Brazil K001202314
    Pipoly, J. [6755], Brazil K001202257
    Sonké, B. [1100], Cameroon K000749126
    Collenette, C.L. [144], Brazil K001202206
    Collenette, C.L. [144], Brazil K001202207
    Fróes, R.L. [21091], Brazil K001202185
    Sellow [360], Guyana K001202175
    Atkins, S. [5573], Brazil K001202251
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8432], Brazil K001202298
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8379], Brazil K001202299
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8020], Brazil K001202301
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8283], Brazil K001202302
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8376], Brazil K001202303
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8447], Brazil K001202304
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8112], Brazil K001202306
    Acevedo-Rodriguez, P. [8080], Brazil K001202307
    Campbell, D.G. [21835], Brazil K001202238
    Campbell, D.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202311
    Campbell, D.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202312
    Rosa, N.A. [1826], Brazil K001202310
    Pennington, T.D. [s.n.], Brazil K001202241
    Silva, J.A. [171], Brazil K001202286
    Forzza, R.C. [2906], Brazil K001202305
    Hopkins, M.J.G. [821], Brazil K001202258
    Prance, G.T. [59314], Brazil K001202188
    Prance, G.T. [s.n.], Brazil K001202239
    Prance, G.T. [22847], Brazil K001202242
    Prance, G.T. [58671], Brazil K001202272
    Prance, G.T. [29999], Brazil K001202287
    Prance, G.T. [20547], Brazil K001202315
    Argent, G.C.G. [s.n.], Brazil K001202268
    Yamamoto, K. [300], Suriname K001202172
    Saavedra, M.M. [549], Brazil K001202196
    Saavedra, M.M. [461], Brazil K001202300
    Zappi, D. [421], Brazil K001202317
    Zappi, D. [425], Brazil K001202318
    Heringer, F.P. [5555], Brazil K001202178
    Gardner [1265], Brazil K001202168
    Gardner [1265], Brazil K001202169
    Gardner [957], Brazil K001202208
    Ekema, N. [1066], Cameroon K000673543
    Ekema, N. [962], Cameroon K000673546
    Ekema, N. [1018], Cameroon K000673531
    Pouakouyou, D. [43], Cameroon K000673548
    Ndam, N. [1318], Cameroon K000673352
    Burchell [4615], Brazil K001202197
    Burchell [3730], Brazil K001202198
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202199
    Burchell [4558], Brazil K001202200
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202201
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202202
    Burchell [s.n.], Brazil K001202203
    Burchell [3507], Brazil K001202204
    Burchell [3374], Brazil K001202205
    Cid Ferreira, C. A. [6108], Brazil K001202263
    Christenson, G.M. [1149], Brazil K001202256
    Jan 1, 2003 Acworth, J.M. [141], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673504
    Jan 1, 2003 Acworth, J.M. [304], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673506
    Jan 1, 2003 Ndam, N. [1358], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673509
    Jan 1, 2003 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1115], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673550
    Jan 1, 2003 Fraser, P. [445], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673527
    Jan 1, 2003 Fraser, P. [456], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673528
    Jan 1, 1964 Brenan, J.P.M. [9589], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000094191
    Jan 1, 1964 Brenan, J.P.M. [9589], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000094192
    Thomas, D.W. [10026], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000673530
    Etuge, M. [198], Cameroon Rhabdophyllum K000094271

    First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane: 397 (1775)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —Gilg in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 33: 248 (1903).
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Hist. Pl. Guian. Fr. 1: 397, t. 152 (1775).

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