Klainedoxa Pierre ex Engl.

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(4): 227 (1896)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa.

Descriptions

Ixonanthaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1984

Morphology General Habit
Trees with elliptic entire acuminate leaves; stipules very long, intrapetiolar, folded, falling almost at once and leaving circular scars on the stem
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary and terminal panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals imbricate, elliptic, concave, nervose, exceeding the sepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 9-10, unequal or±equal, situated outside at the base of a very thick 10-angled ring-like disk; filaments subulate; anthers oblong-ellipsoid, almost basifixed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, seated within the fleshy disk, 4-5(-6)-locular, 4-5-angled; style subulate, curved; stigma simple; ovule solitary in each locule, pendulous from near the top of the axis
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a compressed globose drupe, 5(-6)-locular; exocarp thin, fleshy; pyrenes oblong with woody endocarp, fibrous outside; seed oblong, striate, shining, with thin endosperm.
[FTEA]

Irvingiaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Ovary (4) 5 (6)-locular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit drupaceous, depressed-globose, slightly (4) 5 (6)-angled.
[FZ]

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0