1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vepris Comm. ex A Juss.
      1. Vepris amaniensis (Engl.) Mziray

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub 1–2(–7) m. high; bark smooth, grey.
    Leaves
    Leaves predominantly unifoliolate (a few occasionally 2–3-foliolate); petiole 0.7–5 cm. long, terete or occasionally winged, pulvinate, jointed and articulate at the apex; leaflets elliptic, 8–17(–22.5) cm. long, 4.5–9 cm. broad, abruptly narrowed into a short broad acumen, cuneate at the base, entire, subcoriaceous (papery), glabrous; gland dots small and numerous on the lower surface; lateral nerves ± 10 pairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of loose axillary panicles 1–6 cm. long, glabrous or pubescent.
    Flowers
    Male flowers on slender pedicels (1–)3–6 mm. long; calyx cupular, 0.5–0.8 mm. long, 4-lobed; petals 4, oblong, 1–1.5 mm. long; stamens 4–5, 1.5–2 mm. long; anthers dorsifixed; rudimentary ovary pubescent or pilose. Female flowers not seen.
    Male
    Male flowers on slender pedicels (1–)3–6 mm. long; calyx cupular, 0.5–0.8 mm. long, 4-lobed; petals 4, oblong, 1–1.5 mm. long; stamens 4–5, 1.5–2 mm. long; anthers dorsifixed; rudimentary ovary pubescent or pilose.
    Female
    Female flowers not seen.
    Fruits
    Fruits ovoid, 12–16 mm. long, 5.5–7 mm. in diameter, glandular-punctate and pilose, 1-seeded.
    Habitat
    Rain-forest or forest-edge thickets; 360–2000 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K7 T3 T6

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Vepris amaniensis (Engl.) Mziray appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Symb. Bot. Upsal. 30(1): 70 (1992)

    Literature

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

    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 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