1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Trichilia P.Browne
      1. Trichilia lovettii Cheek

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree up to 10 m. tall.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 18 cm. long; leaflets 7–11, drying green or pale yellow-brown, lanceolate or oblong-oblanceolate, broadest in lower half, up to 11.5 × 3.5 cm., apex suddenly attenuate-acuminate, lower surface minutely puberulous, glabrescent except for small tufts of hairs in the axils of the secondary nerves.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence borne on current year’s shoots below the leaves and in the axils of the lowermost leaves, a few-flowered lax cyme up to 3.5 cm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 0.1 cm. long; lobes deltate, puberulous, especially on the margins.
    Corolla
    Petals up to 0.3 × 0.1 cm.
    Stamens
    Staminal tube ± 0.2 cm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule depressed-globose, up to 1.2 × 1.8 cm., glabrous, distinctly sulcate, not wrinkled, smooth or verruculose; stipe absent.
    Seeds
    Seeds pale reddish brown or dull brown; aril orange.
    Figures
    Fig. 9.
    Habitat
    Mid-altitude rain-forest; 1220–1480 m.
    Distribution
    T7 not known elsewhere

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Trichilia lovettii Cheek appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lovett, J. [232], Tanzania K000432132 holotype
    Bidgood, S. [5075], Tanzania K000190303
    Luke et al. [11229], Tanzania K000449300

    First published in Kew Bull. 44: 457 (1989)

    Accepted by

    • Styles, B.T. & White, F. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Meliaceae: 1-67.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Styles, B.T. & White, F. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Meliaceae: 1-67.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Cheek in Kew Bulletin 44: 457, fig. 1 (1989).

    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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