1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Lannea A.Rich.
      1. Lannea fulva (Engl.) Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is South Sudan to E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or straggling bushy tree 3–10(–20) m. high, usually with short bole; crown spreading and much branched; bark thick, brownish grey, flaking.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, ovate to elliptic, trifoliolate or occasionally 5-foliolate with the terminal leaflet ovate or suborbicular, 5–8 cm. long 4–5.5 cm. broad; petiolule of terminal leaflet up to 2 cm. long; lateral leaflets smaller and subsessile; leaflet apex usually obtuse, base obtuse to cordate and occasionally oblique, discolorous, dark green and glossy above, first barely puberulous but becoming glabrous, lower surface very densely yellowish-white stellate-tomentose; midrib and lateral nerves impressed above, prominent but covered beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes 4–10(–15) cm. long, simple (spike-like) or once-branched, usually in leaf-axils; axis densely whitish-tomentose; flowers glomerate, subsessile or with pedicel up to 2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes ovate, ± 1 mm. long and broad.
    Corolla
    Petals oblong-elliptic, 1.5–2.5 mm. long, 0.8–1.2 mm. broad, yellowish.
    Fruits
    Drupe oblong, somewhat compressed and oblique, 7–9 mm. long, 5–7 mm. in diameter, glabrous or with very few scattered stellate hairs.
    Habitat
    Wooded grassland, often on rocky hills, extending into deciduous thickets and Brachystegia woodland generally on termite mounds, forest edges; 900–1600 m.
    Distribution
    K2 K3 K5 T1 T2 T4 T5 U1 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Lannea fulva (Engl.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1978 Fischer [136], Tanzania K000423327 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 1978 Fischer [s.n.], Tanzania K000423328 Unknown type material
    Tanner, R. [541], Tanzania 15567.000

    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.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    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.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Troupin, Fl. Pl. Lign. Rwanda: 96, fig. 29/3 (1982).
    • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 24 (1961).
    • van der Veken in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 9: 55, photo. 2 (1960).
    • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 8 (1952).
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 33 (1949).
    • Engl. in A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 186 (1921).
    • Engl. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 24: 497 (1898)
    • Engl. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien II–IV, Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897)

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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