1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warneckea Gilg
      1. Warneckea bequaertii (De Wild.) Jacq.-Fél.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. DR Congo to Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Melastomataceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

    Habit
    Tree 9–15 m. high; branchlets obscurely 4-winged.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina elliptic, 9–15.5(–19) cm. long, 3–7(–9) cm. wide; 8–9 pairs of transverse lateral nerves ± prominent beneath and forming loops with the 2 basal lateral nerves from about midway to the apex; petiole 2–3 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence ± 12-flowered, axillary, on the older wood; peduncle (with rhachis) ± 20(–45) mm. long, forked; pedicels 4–5 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx obconical, ± 2 mm. long, 1.2 mm. in diameter; lobes triangular-ovate, ± 1 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Petals obovate, 1.5–2 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, bluish-pink.
    Stamens
    Anthers 1 mm. long; filaments not developed.
    Fruits
    Fruit globose, 9–10 mm. in diameter.
    Habitat
    Rain-forest, sometimes the dominant understory tree; 1500 m.
    Distribution
    U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Uganda, Zaïre

    Warneckea bequaertii (De Wild.) Jacq.-Fél. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Adansonia, sér. 2, 18(2): 230 (1978)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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