1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Temnocalyx Robyns

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Rubiaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

    Habit
    Shrubs or small trees
    Leaves
    Leaves paired, distinctly shortly petiolate, the blades with hairy domatia beneath; stipules connate into a sheath, broadly triangular or ovate at the base, drawn out into a short acumen
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, axillary, solitary, borne from the upper nodes of the congested leafy shoots, on quite long pedicels; buds obtuse or bluntly apiculate
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube obconic, the limb very short, truncate or slightly erose
    Corolla
    Corolla-tube ± cylindrical, straight or slightly curved, glabrous within; lobes 5, oblong-triangular, acute and shortly apiculate, papillate inside
    Stamens
    Stamens 5, the anthers oblong, partly exserted; filaments very short
    Pistil
    Ovary 3–4-locular; style relatively slender; stigmatic club continuous with style (i.e. latter not fitting into hollowed base of the club), obconic, prominently 3–4-lobed at the apex
    Fruits
    Fruit a subglobose drupe with (2–)3–4 pyrenes developed, often 2–4-lobed when dry.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Temnocalyx Robyns appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 11: 317 (1928)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 11: 23, 317 (1928).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Verdc. in K.B. 36: 532 (1981)
    • in B.J.B.B. 11: 317 (1928), sensu stricto

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
    © 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