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This variety is accepted, and its native range is DR Congo to Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Morphology General Habit
Tree up to 17 m. high; branchlets tomentellous, soon becoming glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina 4·5–8 × 2–4 cm., discolorous, elliptic to oblong, obtuse to truncate and mucronulate at the apex, rounded to slightly cordate at the base; upper surface smooth with minute flexuous penicillate scattered hairs, becoming glabrous, sometimes viscid from small punctiform glands; lower surface smoothly tomentellous, becoming yellowish, with a few straight hairs on the glabrescent brown nerves and very short woolly coiled yellow hairs covering the interreticular areoles; midrib prominent beneath; lateral nerves in 10–13 pairs (with a very strong tendency to the formation of subsidiaries), nearly straight but incurved just before and without reaching the margin of the leaf; petiole 1–2 cm. long, slender.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences up to 2·5 cm. long, axillary, relatively lax, few-flowered, greyish-tomentose, on a long slender peduncle; pedicels 3 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals woolly-tomentellous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals densely sericeous-tomentellous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens with connective produced into a triangular appendage.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit 9–12 mm. in diam., subglobose, woolly-tomentellous, generally conical at the apex; wings shining red or purple, 3–5 × 0·5–1 cm., generally narrowly sublanceolate.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

Monotes hypoleucus var. angolensis (De Wild.) Meerts appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 10, 1937 Hutchinson, J [3615] Monotes noldeae K000240343
Feb 16, 1937 Gossweiler, J [2910], Angola Monotes angolensis K000240362 Unknown type material
Hutchinson [3765] Monotes angolensis K000240340
Gossweiler, J [2893], Angola Monotes angolensis K000240361

First published in Phytotaxa 308(2): 184 (2017)

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Abreu, J.A. & Figueira, R. (2013). Revision of the family Dipterocarpaceae in Angola Blumea 57: 263-274.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora Zambesiaca
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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