1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Zanthoxylum L.
      1. Zanthoxylum paracanthum (Mildbr.) Kokwaro

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya to Central Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Rutaceae, J.O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

    Habit
    A liane, scandent shrub or shrub to 10 m. high; branchlets glabrous, dull red with brown lenticels, with short upcurved prickles 3–11 mm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves 15–37 cm. long; rhachis with upcurved prickles 1–3 mm. long; petiolule (0–)0.5–2 mm. or rarely to 13 mm. on the terminal leaflet; leaflets 5–11 pairs, subopposite below, progressively more opposite above, oblong or elliptic-oblong to obovate-oblong, 5–13 cm. long, 2–3.5 cm. broad, caudate or acuminate at the apex, cuneate and somewhat oblique at the base, crenate, papyraceous, glabrous; midrib prominent and occasionally armed beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of terminal panicles up to 17 cm. long, glabrous.
    Flowers
    Flowers whitish green, imperfectly known.
    Fruits
    Fruit of paired rhomboid follicles 8–10 mm. long, 6–7 mm. in diameter, with a common stipe but individually sessile, frequently one of the pair rudimentary.
    Seeds
    Seed 4–5 mm. in diameter, shiny black.
    Habitat
    Evergreen forest and bushland, sometimes riverine; 100–1500 m.
    Distribution
    K7 T5 T6 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Zanthoxylum paracanthum (Mildbr.) Kokwaro appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 32: 798 (1978)

    Accepted by

    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Rutaceae: 1-52.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1982). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Rutaceae: 1-52.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Kokwaro in Kew Bulletin 32: 798 (1978).

    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 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