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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean.
Astropanax polysciadius

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Astropanax Seem. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Bot. 3: 176 (1865)

Not accepted by

  • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003 publ. 2004). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae: 1-444. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Schefflera.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Schefflera.]

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/
© 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 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