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  1. Family: Irvingiaceae
    1. Klainedoxa Pierre ex Engl.

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

    [FTEA]

    Ixonanthaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1984

    Habit
    Trees with elliptic entire acuminate leaves; stipules very long, intrapetiolar, folded, falling almost at once and leaving circular scars on the stem
    Flowers
    Flowers in axillary and terminal panicles
    Calyx
    Sepals free
    Corolla
    Petals imbricate, elliptic, concave, nervose, exceeding the sepals
    Stamens
    Stamens 9-10, unequal or±equal, situated outside at the base of a very thick 10-angled ring-like disk; filaments subulate; anthers oblong-ellipsoid, almost basifixed
    Pistil
    Ovary globose, seated within the fleshy disk, 4-5(-6)-locular, 4-5-angled; style subulate, curved; stigma simple; ovule solitary in each locule, pendulous from near the top of the axis
    Fruits
    Fruit a compressed globose drupe, 5(-6)-locular; exocarp thin, fleshy; pyrenes oblong with woody endocarp, fibrous outside; seed oblong, striate, shining, with thin endosperm.
    [FZ]

    Irvingiaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Ovary (4) 5 (6)-locular.
    Fruits
    Fruit drupaceous, depressed-globose, slightly (4) 5 (6)-angled.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Accepted Species

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Klainedoxa Pierre ex Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10392], Cameroon K000380135
    Harris, D.J. [2850], Gabon 59990.000
    Harris, D.J. [2854], Gabon 63023.000
    Harris, D.J. [3243], Congo 63067.000
    Harris, D.J. [3259], Congo 63100.000
    Harris, D.J. [3235], Congo 63113.000
    Harris, D.J. [3234], Congo 63114.000

    Bibliography

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(4): 227 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Harris, D.J. (1999). Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 1: 1-25. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • —E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 396 (1931).

    Flora Zambesiaca

    • in Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Par. 2: 1235 (1896).
    • in Engl. & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3, 4: 227 (1896)

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • E. & P. Pf. 3(4): 227 (Apr. 1896)
    • Pierre in Bull. Soc. Linn. Paris No. 156: 1235 (1896)

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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