1. Family: Urticaceae Juss.
    1. Myrianthus P.Beauv.

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

    [FZ]

    Cecropiaceae, C. C. Berg. Flora Zambesiaca 9:6. 1991

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, often with stilt-roots.
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina basally attached, palmately incised (sometimes entire); stipules fully amplexicaul, connate.
    Inflorescences
    Pistillate inflorescences globose-capitate; perianth 2–3-lobed, stigma tongue-shaped. Staminate inflorescences branched; flowers in spike-like to globose glomerules; tepals 3–4; stamens 3–4. Inflorescences bracteate.
    Fruits
    Fruiting perianth enlarged, fleshy, yellow to orange-red; fruit adnate to the perianth, endocarp woody.
    Seeds
    Seed large, without endosperm.
    [FTEA]

    Cecropiaceae, C. C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs, often with stilt-roots
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina basally attached, palmately incised in Flora area, elsewhere sometimes entire; stipules fully amplexicaul, connate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences bracteate Pistillate inflorescences globose-capitate; perianth 2–3-lobed; stigma tongue-shaped Staminate inflorescences branched; flowers in spike-like to globose glomerules; tepals 3–4; stamens 3–4
    Male
    Staminate inflorescences branched; flowers in spike-like to globose glomerules; tepals 3–4; stamens 3–4
    Female
    Pistillate inflorescences globose-capitate; perianth 2–3-lobed; stigma tongue-shaped
    Fruits
    Fruiting perianth enlarged, fleshy, yellow to orange-red; fruit adnate to the perianth; endocarp woody
    Seeds
    Seed large, without endosperm.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Myrianthus P.Beauv. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Etuge, M. [2003], Cameroon K000437259
    Etuge, M. [2003], Cameroon K000460116

    First published in Fl. Oware 1: 16 (1805)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 230.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • De Ruiter in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.46: 472 (1976).
    • Fl. Oware1: 16 (1805).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • De Ruiter in B.J.B.B. 46: 472 (1976)
    • Fl. Oware 1: 16 (1805)

    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
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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
    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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