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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees, dioecious or sometimes monoecious.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous, pinnately veined; stipules semi-amplexicaul, free.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Staminate inflorescences spicate; tepals 4, basally connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud, pistillode present. Pistillate inflorescences uniflorous; tepals 4, free; ovary free; stigmas 2, filiform, subequal in length. Inflorescences in the leaf axils, bracteate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruiting perianth enlarged, hardly fleshy, green; fruit a free dehiscent drupe, the white fleshy exocarp pushing out the black endocarp body (pyrene); seed large, without endosperm, cotyledons thick, equal.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or treelets, dioecious or sometimes monoecious
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous, pinnately veined; stipules semi-amplexicaul, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences in the leaf-axils, bracteate Pistillate inflorescences uniflorous; tepals 4, free; ovary free; stigmas 2, filiform, subequal in length Staminate inflorescences spicate; tepals 4, basally connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present
sex Male
Staminate inflorescences spicate; tepals 4, basally connate; stamens 4, inflexed in bud; pistillode present
sex Female
Pistillate inflorescences uniflorous; tepals 4, free; ovary free; stigmas 2, filiform, subequal in length
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a free dehiscent drupe, the white fleshy exocarp pushing out the black endocarp-body (pyrene) Fruiting perianth enlarged, hardly fleshy, green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed large, without endosperm; cotyledons thick, equal.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Norfolk Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Streblus Lour. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.], India K001132562

First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 614 (1790)

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., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C.C. Berg in Proc. Konink. Ned. Akad. Weten., ser. C, 91: 356 (1988).
  • in Fl. Cochin.: 615 (1790).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in B.J.B.B. 47: 363 (1977)
  • in E.J. 39: 573 (1907)

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