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This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Annonaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, glabrous or with a few simple hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers hermaphrodite, in few-flowered fascicles either sessile or pedunculate and appearing umbellate, axillary, pedicellate; bracts and bracteoles usually deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3, valvate, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 6, in 2 series, free, those of the outer series oblong-elliptic, valvate, mostly spreading, the inner ones imbricate, much shorter, concave and recurved over the androecium and gynoecium
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens numerous, sessile, cuneiform, the anther-cells linear, extrorse; connective with a thick truncate prolongation
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 6–many, free, oblong or linear-oblong, 1–2-ovulate; styles mostly obsolete; stigma discoid or punctiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Monocarps indehiscent, subglobose or ovoid or somewhat transverse, subsessile or distinctly stipitate, 1–2-seeded, if 2-seeded then slightly constricted between the seeds
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds globose or plano-convex according to number.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Cleistopholis Pierre ex Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 160 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Annonac. 33 (1901).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Engl. & Diels in E.M. 6: 33, t. 12/C, D (1901)
  • in E. & P. Pf., Nachtr. 1: 160 (1897)

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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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