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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.
Stictocardia tiliifolia

[FTEA]

Convolvulaceae, B. Verdcourt (East African Herbarium). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Woody or herbaceous twiners
Morphology Leaves
Leaves mostly ovate or orbicular, cordate at the base, densely covered with minute glands beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary, peduncled, 1–many-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, subequal, ovate to orbicular, subacute or more usually blunt, truncate or emarginate, enlarging in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla red or purple, large, funnel-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen spinulose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary glabrous, 4-locular, each loculus with one ovule; style simple; stigma biglobular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globular, enclosed by calyx; pericarp thin, breaking irregularly
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4, pubescent.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Woody or herbaceous twiners
Morphology Leaves
Leaves densely covered with minute dark glands beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in axillary pedunculate 1–many-flowered cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Sepals subequal. Corolla red or purple, large, funnel-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynostegium
Ovary glabrous, 4-celled, each cell with 1 ovule; style simple; stigmas 2, globular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose, enclosed by enlarged calyx, indehiscent or tardily dehiscent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4, pubescent.
Distribution
Some 12 species in tropical Africa and Asia, with one species spread throughout the tropics.

[FZ]

Convolvulaceae, Maria Leonor Gonçalves. Flora Zambesiaca 8:1. 1987

Morphology General Habit
Herbaceous or woody twiners.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, ovate to circular, cordate at the base, densely covered with minute glands beneath (appearing as black dots in dried specimens).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary, peduncled, 1-many-flowered cymes; bracts small, deciduous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, subequal, ovate to circular, subacute or more usually blunt, truncate or emarginate enlarging in fruit, subcoriaceous, often much imbricate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla large, red or purple, funnel-shaped with shallowly-lobed to subentire limb; the midpetaline areas often somewhat hairy and with minute glands like the leaves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens inserted near the base of the corolla tube; pollen globose, spinulose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk annular, entire or somewhat 5-lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary glabrous, 4-locular, each loculus with one ovule; style simple; stigma biglobular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globular, completely enclosed by the accrescent calyx; pericarp thin, breaking irregularly.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 4, pubescent.

Doubtfully present in:

Seychelles

Native to:

Bangladesh, Borneo, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Christmas I., Congo, Cook Is., Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, Howland-Baker Is., India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Cape Verde, Central American Pac, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Galápagos, Haiti, Hawaii, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Marquesas, Mauritius, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Windward Is., Yemen

Stictocardia Hallier f. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 159 (1893)

Accepted by

  • Andrews, F.W. in Andrews, F.W. (1956). Convolvulaceae The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 102-125. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Austin, D.F. & Sebsebe Demissew (1997). Unique fruits and generic status of Stictocardia (Convolvulaceae) Kew Bulletin 52: 161-169.
  • Austin, D.F. (1975). Convolvulaceae Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 62: 157-224.
  • Austin, D.F. in Dassanayake (ed.) (1980). Rev. Handb. Fl. Ceylon Convolvulaceae A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 1: 288-363. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Barker, R.M. & Telford, I.R.H. (1993). Fl. Australia Oceanic Islds. Convolvs Flora of Australia 50: 342-353. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Bosser, J. & H. Heine (2000). Fl. Mascar. Convolvulaceae Flore des Mascareignes 127: 1-63. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Deroin, T. (2001). Convolvulaceae Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 171: 11-287. Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Fosberg, F.R. & Sachet. M.-H. (1977). Flora of Micronesia 3: Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 36: 1-34.
  • Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1): 9-129. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Heine, H. (1984). Fl. Nouv. Caléd. & Dépend. Convolvulaceae Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 13: 1-91. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Heine, H. in Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J.M. (1963). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Tropical Africa, second edition 2: 335-352 + 496. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Khan, M.S. (1985). Fl. Bangladesh Convolvulaceae Flora of Bangladesh 30: 1-59. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski (1993). Les Convolvulaceae dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre, Rwanda, Burundi) Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica 38: 351-400.
  • Manitz, H. (1976). Zur Lectotypisierung der Namen einiger Convolvulaceen- und Cuscutaceen-Gattung Feddes Repertorium 87: 311-317.
  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Sachet, M.-H. (1975). Fl. Marquesas Convolvulaceae Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 23: 27-34.
  • Smith, A.C. in Smith, A.C. (1991). Fl. Vitiensis Nova Convolvulaceae Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 5: 41-69. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1958). Some notes on tropical African Convolvulaceae Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 13: 321-329.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161.
  • Yamazaki, T. (1993). Fl. Japan Convolvulaceae Flora of Japan IIIa: 195-205. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Fl. Males., sér. 1, 4: 491 (1953)
  • Meeuse in Bothalia 6: 772 (1958).
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 18: 158 (1894)
  • van Ooststr. in Blumea 5: 346 (1943)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Verdc. in Kew Bull. 15: (1961).
  • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 18: 159 (1893).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Verdc. in K.B. 15 : 5 (1961)
  • in E.J. 18 : 159 (1893)

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