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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa to SW. Pacific.
Antiaris toxicaria

[FTEA]

Moraceae, C.C. Berg (University of Bergen). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology General Habit
Trees, monoecious or dioecious, with self-pruning lateral branches
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous on the lateral branches, pinnately veined; stipules semi-amplexicaul, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences on minute spurs unisexual, in the leaf-axils or just below the leaves, involucrate Pistillate inflorescences sessile or pedunculate, uniflorous; perianth partly adnate to the receptacle, 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth; stigmas 2, band-shaped, equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate inflorescences pedunculate; flowers numerous; tepals 2–7, free; stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode absent
sex Male
Staminate inflorescences pedunculate; flowers numerous; tepals 2–7, free; stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode absent
sex Female
Pistillate inflorescences sessile or pedunculate, uniflorous; perianth partly adnate to the receptacle, 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth; stigmas 2, band-shaped, equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit forming a drupaceous whole with the enlarged fleshy orange to scarlet receptacle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, equal.

[FZ]

Moraceae, C. C. Berg. Flora Zambesiaca 9:6. 1991

Morphology General Habit
Trees, monoecious or dioecious; lateral branches self-pruning.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous on the lateral branches, pinnately veined; stipules semi-amplexicaul, free.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Pistillate inflorescences sessile or pedunculate, uniflorous; perianth partly adnate to the receptacle, 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth, stigmas 2, ligulate, equal. Inflorescences on minute spurs, in the leaf axils or just below the leaves, unisexual, involucrate. Staminate inflorescences pedunculate; flowers numerous; tepals 2–7, free: stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit forming a drupaceous whole together with the enlarged fleshy, orange to scarlet-coloured receptacle; seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, equal.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Queensland, Rwanda, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Fiji, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Antiaris Lesch. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 16: 478 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 223.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C.C. Berg in F.T.E.A., Moraceae: 10 (1989).
  • in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris16: 478 (1810) nom. conserv.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in B.J.B.B. 47: 308 (1977), nom. conserv.
  • in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 16: 478 (1810)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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