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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Nguru Mountains).

[FTEA]

Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree 5–10 m. high; young branches glabrous but later covered with lenticels.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves imparipinnate; petiole and rachis 10–20(28) cm. long, terete; petiolules 5–17 mm. long in the lower leaflets, and 3–9 cm. long in terminal leaflets; leaflets opposite to partly alternate, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, 6–19 cm. long, 2.5–8.5 cm. broad, acuminate to cuspidate at the apex, obtuse at the base, margin entire and slightly undulate, membranous to chartaceous; lateral nerves 8–10 pairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Panicles up to 15 cm. long, borne below the leaves, pyramidal, glabrous.
Morphology General Buds
Flower buds 5–6 mm. long, 3 mm. broad, ellipsoid.
sex Male
Male flowers white and red; calyx 5-lobed, ± 2 mm. long; lobes triangular-ovate, acute; petals linear-oblong, 5–6 mm. long, 2–3 mm. broad; stamens 13–20; filaments 3 mm. long; anthers upright, 2 mm. long; pistillode absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flowers and fruits not seen. Male flowers white and red; calyx 5-lobed, ± 2 mm. long; lobes triangular-ovate, acute; petals linear-oblong, 5–6 mm. long, 2–3 mm. broad; stamens 13–20; filaments 3 mm. long; anthers upright, 2 mm. long; pistillode absent.
sex Female
Female flowers and fruits not seen.
Habitat
Upland rain-forest; 1600–1950 m.
Distribution
T6 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Sorindeia calantha Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drummond, R.B. [1909], Tanzania 15572.000

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 12: 85 (1934)

Accepted by

  • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 38 (1949).
  • Mildbr. in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 12: 85 (1934).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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