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This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Sapindaceae, Davies & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1998

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or spreading tree 2.5–9 m. tall; branches glabrous, lenticellate; slash red-brown exuding off-white sap.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves trifoliolate, drying bright green; petiole 4–14 cm. long; leaflets elliptic, elliptic-oblong or elliptic-obovate, 7.5–25 cm. long, 4–10.5 cm. wide, acuminate at the apex, cuneate at the base, entire or remotely coarsely serrate, thin to slightly thick, glabrous or with indistinct hairy domatia in nerve-axils beneath; lateral nerves in 5–12 pairs, venation fine and closely reticulate, raised on both sides.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence rather robust, 6–24.5 cm. long, including peduncles 5–8.5 cm. long, with 3–4 main branches; axes with short ferruginous pubescence, cymules 3–6-flowered, mostly densely placed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers cream, white or greenish; calyx sparsely pubescent; outer sepals round, 1 mm. diameter; inner oblate, 2 mm. long and wide; petals spathulate, 2 mm. long, 0.8 mm. wide, ciliate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits orange-yellow to red-brown, globose, ± 6 mm. diameter, with very sparse adpressed hairs or glabrous.
Habitat
Closed high forest, young forest, also in clearings and valley forest; 1050–1300 m.
Distribution
U2 U4

Native to:

Angola, Uganda, Zaïre

Allophylus dummeri Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Troupin, G. [4744], Congo 31174.000
Dümmer [552], Uganda K000426154 isotype
Ussher, C.B. [61], Uganda K000426155 Unknown type material

First published in J. Bot. 57: 187 (1919)

Accepted by

  • Davies, F.G. & Verdcourt, B. (1998). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Dodonaea: 1-108.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Baker f. in Journal of Botany 57: 187 (1919).
  • Hamilton, Field Guide Uganda For. Trees: 196 (1981).
  • Radlk. in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, 165: 551 (1932).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 376 (1952).

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