1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Azadirachta A.Juss.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Asia.

    [FTEA]

    Meliaceae, Styles & F. White (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

    Habit
    Trees
    Indumentum
    Indumentum of simple hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate; leaflets coarsely serrate
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite and ♂ on the same individual (plant andromonoecious)
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed to the lower half; lobes imbricate
    Corolla
    Petals 5, free, imbricate
    Stamens
    Staminal tube cylindrical, slightly expanded at the mouth, terminated by 10, rounded, truncate, emarginate or bilobed appendages, which are sometimes partly united to form a frill
    Disc
    Disk annular, fused to the base of the ovary
    Pistil
    Ovary 3-locular; locules with 2 collateral ovules; style-head scarcely expanded, ending in 3 acute, partly fused stigmatic lobes
    Fruits
    Fruit a 1(–2)-seeded drupe with a thin cartilaginous endocarp.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Aruba, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, Laccadive Is., Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Mauritania, Mauritius, Netherlands Antilles, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Réunion, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Windward Is.

    Azadirachta A.Juss. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Cheek, M. [3-19-15], Madagascar 63925.000

    First published in Bull. Sci. Nat. Géol. 23: 236 (1830)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Harms in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 102 (1940).
    • in Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 19: 220 (1830)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 464 (1975)
    • in Mém. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat., Paris 19: 220, t. 2/5, under pl. 13 (1830)

    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 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