1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Lannea A.Rich.
      1. Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Burkina Faso to Arabian Peninsula.

    [FTEA]

    Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    Savanna tree or shrub 3–10(–12) m. high; bark rough, deeply longitudinally fissured when old; branchlets rough, with thick lenticels, glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves clustered at the ends of the branchlets, 11–15(– 17)-foliolate; rachis 15–26 cm. long, subcylindric, glabrous or rarely with a few hairs; petiolule of lateral leaflets 0–2 mm. long, terminal one 1–2.5 cm. long, leaflets ± falcate, lanceolate or lanceolate-elliptic, 3–11 cm. long, 1–4 cm. broad, narrowly acuminate to obtuse or acute at the apex, rounded or subcordate and somewhat unequal-sided at the base, margin entire, papyraceous, discolorous, sparsely puberulent but later glabrous; midrib and lateral nerves prominent beneath; reticulation also conspicuous beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of axillary, stout and congested racemes, simple or 1–3-branched near the base, 2–12 cm. long, reddish pubescent with stellate hairs; bracts ovate, 1.5–2 mm. long; flowers subsessile.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes ovate, 1–1.5 mm. long, pubescent outside, ciliate along the margin.
    Corolla
    Petals oblong-elliptic 3–4 mm. long, 1.7–2 mm. broad, glabrous, yellow.
    Fruits
    Drupe oblong-ellipsoid, 7–9 mm. long, 4–5(–7) mm. in diameter, glabrous.
    Habitat
    Wooded grassland, rocky hillsides, sometimes on black cotton soils; 900–1800 m.
    Distribution
    Niger, Nigeria and Zaire to Sudan, Ethiopia and the Yemen U1 U3
    [FWTA]

    Anacardiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A savannah tree, to 25 ft. high
    Indumentum
    Young parts with reddish floccose indumentum
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow
    Ecology
    In arid regions.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre

    Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schimper [707], Ethiopia K000423345 Unknown type material

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 394, 400, 404, t. 83, 1.
    • Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • van der Veken in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 9: 51 (1960).
    • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 467 (1958).
    • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 732 (1958).
    • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 346 (1952).
    • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 7 (1952).
    • Engl. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien II–IV, Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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