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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to KwaZulu-Natal and W. Pacific.
Lumnitzera racemosa

[FTEA]

Combretaceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1973

Morphology General Habit
Small evergreen trees or shrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves spirally arranged, sessile or subsessile, fleshy-coriaceous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers hermaphrodite, 5-merous, regular, white, cream, yellow, pink or red, in short terminal spikes or racemes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Receptacle
Receptacle not externally differentiated into an upper and lower part but produced beyond the inferior ovary to form a tube bearing 2 adnate persistent bracteoles and terminating in a 5-lobed persistent calyx (or 5 sepals)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5, caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens (5)10, biseriate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Style filiform, persistent, not adnate to the wall of the receptacle, not expanded at the apex; ovules 2–5
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit indehiscent, compressed-ellipsoid and obtusely angled, ± woody, crowned by the persistent calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Cotyledons unknown.

Native to:

Aldabra, Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Comoros, Fiji, Gilbert Is., Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Seychelles, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Florida

Lumnitzera Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Neue Schriften Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 4: 186 (1803)

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 Tropical East Africa

  • Exell in Fl. Males., ser. 1,4: 585 (1954)
  • in Neue Schrift. Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berlin 4: 186 (1803)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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