1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Lepidotrichilia (Harms) T.D.Penn. & Styles

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FZ]

    Meliaceae, F. White & B. T. Styles. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Trees.
    Leaves
    Leaves imparipinnate, leaflets entire, stellate-puberulous.
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual, borne in large cymose panicles.
    Calyx
    Calyx cupuliform with 5 minute teeth.
    Corolla
    Petals 5, free, much longer than the calyx in bud, induplicate-valvate.
    Stamens
    Filaments 10, fused in the lower half to form a staminal tube; anthers inserted between a pair of deltate-acuminate appendages which slightly exceed them in length.
    Disc
    Disk absent but base of staminal tube apparently slightly modified for nectar secretion.
    Pistil
    Ovary (in our area) with 2 (3) loculi, each loculus with 1 ovule; style-head capitate, surmounted by 2–3 erect stigmatic lobes.
    Fruits
    Fruit drupaceous, indehiscent.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Trees
    Leaves
    Leaves imparipinnate; leaflets entire, stellate-puberulous
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, borne in large cymose panicles
    Calyx
    Calyx cupuliform, with 5 minute teeth
    Corolla
    Petals 5, free, much longer than the calyx in bud, induplicate-valvate
    Stamens
    Filaments 10, fused in the lower half to form a staminal tube; anthers inserted between a pair of deltate-acuminate appendages which slightly exceed them in length
    Disc
    Disk absent, but base of staminal tube apparently slightly modified for nectar secretion
    Pistil
    Ovary (in Flora area) with 2–4 locules, each locule with 1 ovule; style-head capitate, surmounted by 2–4 erect stigmatic lobes
    Fruits
    Fruit a berry.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Lepidotrichilia (Harms) T.D.Penn. & Styles appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Blumea 22: 473 (1975)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Compt. Rend. Acad. Sci. 247: 1025 (1958)
    • in Journ. Agr. Trop. Bot. Appl. 5: 673 (1958).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 473 (1975)
    • in Comptes Rendus Acad. Sci., Paris 247: 1025 (1958)
    • in Journ. Agric. Trop. Bot. Appl. 5: 673 (1958)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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