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

[FTEA]

Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

Morphology General Habit
Woody climber with white latex.
Morphology Roots
Roots unknown.
Morphology Stem
Stems sparsely verrucose, densely tomentose in young stems
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite; petiole 1–2 cm long, rusty-tomentose; blade ovate to broadly ovate, 2–5 × 1–2 cm, acute to acuminate, margin undulate, base obtuse, discolorous, dark green and puberulent above, densely white-tomentose with midrib rusty-tomentose beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences densely tomentose to pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncles 7–10 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts ovate, 1–2 mm long, acuminate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 4–5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals triangular to ovate, acute, ± 2 mm long, white-tomentose outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla greenish to creamy-yellow; tube ± 0.5 mm long; lobes ovate to oblong-ovate, 5–6 × 3 mm, obtuse, tomentose outside, sparsely puberulent within, glandular swelling violet-brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona lobes filiform, 3–4 mm long, puberulent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Staminal filaments ± 1 mm long, anthers 1–2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style-head sub-sessile, angular-ovoid, apex bifid, translator receptacle broadly obovate and subsessile on trifid sticky disc
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles brown, 13–18 cm long, ± 9 mm diameter, sparsely verrucose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds unknown.
Ecology
‘Scrub savanna’; 1300–1400 m
Distribution
Range: Ethiopia, Sudan Flora districts: U1

Native to:

Ethiopia, Sudan, Uganda

Buckollia tomentosa (E.A.Bruce) Venter & R.L.Verh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 21, 1994 Eggeling, W.J. [1598], Kenya K000234302 Unknown type material
Gillett, J.B. [15070], Ethiopia 1991.000

First published in S. African J. Bot. 60: 98 (1994)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Hedberg, I., Edwards, S. & Nemomissa, S. (eds.) (2003). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 4(1): 1-352. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fl. Eth. 4(1): 103 (2003).
  • S. Afr. Journ. Bot. 60: 98 (1994)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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