1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Sorindeia Thouars
      1. Sorindeia calantha Mildbr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Nguru Mountains).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree 5–10 m. high; young branches glabrous but later covered with lenticels.
    Leaves
    Leaves imparipinnate; petiole and rachis 10–20(28) cm. long, terete; petiolules 5–17 mm. long in the lower leaflets, and 3–9 cm. long in terminal leaflets; leaflets opposite to partly alternate, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, 6–19 cm. long, 2.5–8.5 cm. broad, acuminate to cuspidate at the apex, obtuse at the base, margin entire and slightly undulate, membranous to chartaceous; lateral nerves 8–10 pairs.
    Inflorescences
    Panicles up to 15 cm. long, borne below the leaves, pyramidal, glabrous.
    Buds
    Flower buds 5–6 mm. long, 3 mm. broad, ellipsoid.
    Male
    Male flowers white and red; calyx 5-lobed, ± 2 mm. long; lobes triangular-ovate, acute; petals linear-oblong, 5–6 mm. long, 2–3 mm. broad; stamens 13–20; filaments 3 mm. long; anthers upright, 2 mm. long; pistillode absent.
    Flowers
    Female flowers and fruits not seen. Male flowers white and red; calyx 5-lobed, ± 2 mm. long; lobes triangular-ovate, acute; petals linear-oblong, 5–6 mm. long, 2–3 mm. broad; stamens 13–20; filaments 3 mm. long; anthers upright, 2 mm. long; pistillode absent.
    Female
    Female flowers and fruits not seen.
    Habitat
    Upland rain-forest; 1600–1950 m.
    Distribution
    T6 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Sorindeia calantha Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Drummond, R.B. [1909], Tanzania 15572.000

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 85 (1934)

    Accepted by

    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 38 (1949).
    • Mildbr. in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 12: 85 (1934).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    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