Vismia Vand.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to S. Tropical America and Trinidad.

[FTEA]

Guttiferae, P. Bamps, N. Robson & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually petiolate, entire, furnished with opaque glandular dots
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence terminal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or rarely gland-dots
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals villous within, furnished with longitudinal linear glands or gland-dots
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens in 5 bundles opposite the petals, few to many in each bundle, with the upper part of the filaments free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Staminodes
Staminodes scale-like, alternating with the staminal bundles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 5-locular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 5, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary Ovules
Ovules 5 or more per loculus, arranged in two ranks
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a berry
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, small and dry.

Native to:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Vismia Vand. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Lusit. Bras. Spec.: 51 (1788)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 1: 160.
  • Fl. Lusit. Brasil. 51 (1788)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bamps in B.J.B.B. 36: 428 (1966)
  • Fl. Lusit. Brasil. 51, t .3, fig. 24: 1788, nom. conserv.

  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Neotropikey

    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0