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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Congo to Mozambique.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, monoecious or (?) sometimes androdioecious
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous, pinnately veined to subtriplinerved; stipules fully amplexicaul, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences in the leaf-axils or just below the leaves, bisexual or staminate, discoid- to subglobose- to turbinate-capitate; bracts interfloral (peltate) and marginal (basally attached)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate flowers several-many; tepals 3–4, connate; stamens (1–)2, inflexed in bud; pistillode present Pistillate flower 1, central, partly adnate to the receptacle; perianth 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth; stigmas 2, band-shaped, equal
sex Male
Staminate flowers several-many; tepals 3–4, connate; stamens (1–)2, inflexed in bud; pistillode present
sex Female
Pistillate flower 1, central, partly adnate to the receptacle; perianth 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 yellow receptacle, crowned with the remnants of staminate flowers and bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, unequal.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Trees or shrubs, monoecious (?) sometimes androdioecious.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous, pinnately veined to subtriplinerved; stipules fully amplexicaul, free.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences in the leaf axils or just below the leaves, bisexual or staminate, discoid or subglobose to turbinate-capitate; bracts interfloral, peltate, marginal bracts often basally attached.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate flowers several to many; tepals 3–4, connate; stamens (1)2, inflexed in bud; pistillode present. Pistillate flower 1, central, partly adnate to the receptacle; perianth 4-lobed; ovary adnate to the perianth; stigmas 2, band-shaped, equal.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit forming a drupaceous whole with an enlarged, fleshy, orange to yellow-coloured receptacle, crowned with the remnants of staminate flowers and bracts; seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, unequal.

Native to:

Congo, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaïre

Bosqueiopsis De Wild. & T.Durand appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 1: 839 (1901)

Accepted by

  • Gardner, E.M. & al. (2020). Repeated parallel losses of inflexed stamens in Moraceae: phylogenomics and generic revision of the tribe Moreae and the reinstatement of the tribe Olmedieae (Moraceae) bioRxiv 2020.04.08.030452.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C.C. Berg in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 47: 293 (1977)
  • in Bull. Herb. Boiss., sér. 2, 1: 839 (1901).
  • in F.T.E.A., Moraceae: 15 (1989).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in B.J.B.B. 47: 293 (1977)
  • in Bull. Herb. Boiss., sér 2, 1: 839 (1901)

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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