Friesodielsia Steenis

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Assam to Hainana and W. & Central Malesia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Typically woody climbers or in Africa often shrubs, glabrous or with an indumentum of simple or rarely (in the single East African species) with forked or ± stellate hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers hermaphrodite, solitary, fascicled or in cymes, typically extra-axillary; bracts and bracteoles sometimes developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3, valvate, often venose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 6, valvate, typically very unequal, the outer large and elongate, the inner much smaller, ovate-lanceolate or oblong, connivent over the stamens and ovaries with margins adhering, but in African species the petals are often much less unequal and the inner ones scarcely connivent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens numerous to very numerous, forming a hemispherical or subglabose androecium; filaments usually short; connective-appendages flattened and covering the anther-cells, nearly always hiding them and typically forming a flat tight pavement
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels usually numerous, oblong or cylindric, with 1 (rarely 2) ovules in Asiatic species but 1–5 in African species; style distinct; stigma capitate or clavate, grooved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Monocarps with 1 article or up to 5 in African species; articles cylindric, ellipsoid or sausage-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds similarly shaped, smooth; testal intrusions into the endosperm lamelliform.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Friesodielsia Steenis appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 17: 458 (1948)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Blumea 12: 357 (1964)
  • in Bull. Bot. Gard. Buitenzorg, ser. 3, 17: 458 (1948)

  • 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 2022. 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 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