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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Madagascar.
Treculia africana

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Trees, dioecious or sometimes monoecious.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves almost distichous, pinnately veined; stipules fully amplexicaul, free.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences unisexual, sometimes bisexual, borne in the leaf axils and/or (especially the pistillate ones) on the older wood down to the trunk, globose to obovoid-capitate, with a thick rhachis and numerous peltate, long stipitate bracts.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Pistillate flowers without a perianth, stigmas 2, filiform, equal. Staminate flowers: perianth 2–4(5)-lobed; stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode usually absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits somewhat drupaceous, embedded in the soft middle layer of the infructescence; seed large, with remnants of endosperm; cotyledons unequal, curved, one thick, the other thin.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Trees, dioecious or sometimes monoecious
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distichous or almost so, pinnately veined; stipules fully amplexicaul, free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences unisexual, sometimes bisexual, in the leaf-axils and/or (especially the pistillate ones) on the older wood down to the trunk, globose to obovoid-capitate, with a thick rachis and numerous peltate long-stipitate bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Staminate flowers: perianth 2–4(–5)-lobed; stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode usually absent Pistillate flowers without a perianth; stigmas 2, filiform, equal
sex Male
Staminate flowers: perianth 2–4(–5)-lobed; stamens 2–4, straight in bud; pistillode usually absent
sex Female
Pistillate flowers without a perianth; stigmas 2, filiform, equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits somewhat drupaceous, embedded in the soft middle layer of the infructescence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed large, with remnants of endosperm; cotyledons unequal, curved, one thick, the other thin.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Treculia Decne. ex Trécul appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 8: 108 (1847)

Accepted by

  • 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 of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 225.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • C.C. Berg in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 47: 378 (1977)
  • in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 3, 8: 108 (1847).
  • in F.T.E.A, Moraceae: 8 (1989).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in B.J.B.B. 47: 378 (1977)
  • in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 3, 8: 108 (1847)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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