Genus:
Monotes A.DC.

Monotes redheadii P.A.Duvign.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Angola to W. Zambia.

[FZ]

Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Tree 4–7 m. high; branchlets densely ferruginous- or blackish-velutinous-tomentose.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina 6–9 × 2–3·5 cm., narrowly elliptic to oblong, obtuse to truncate at the apex, rounded to slightly cordate at the base; upper surface hairy with long straight simple isolated pachydermatous hairs; lower surface buff with long straight simple leptodermatous hairs on the nerves and reticulation and with the interreticular areoles quite glabrous; midrib thick and very prominent beneath; lateral nerves in 10–14 pairs (with a strong tendency to the formation of short subsidiaries), nearly straight, incurved at the apex without reaching the margin of the leaf; reticulation not very prominent but very conspicuous; petiole 0·7–1 cm. long, thick.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1–1·5 cm. long, of short few-flowered clusters solitary at the end of 2–3 cm. long axillary peduncles, blackish- or fulvous-tomentose; pedicels 5–7 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 2 mm. long, greyish-cottony-tomentose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 7 mm. long, densely fulvous-sericeous-tomentose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens with anthers produced into a short ovate appendage.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits unknown.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia

Monotes redheadii P.A.Duvign. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bingham [13586], Zambia K000545851 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4608], Zambia K000815892 holotype Yes

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 33: 101 (1959)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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