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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean.

[FTEA]

Oleaceae, W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Morphology General Habit
Flowers hermaphrodite, in dense cymose fascicles, nearly sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts 2 at the base of the calyx, opposite
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 4, free, in unequal pairs, on the out-side densely tomentose, glabrous on the inside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla with a very short tube, linear-lanceolate segments, glabrous, rather fleshy-coriaceous, slightly involute at the margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2 (rarely 3) with very short filaments; anthers extrorse, basifixed, not exserted from the corolla tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style very short, with a subsessile subcapitate shortly 2-lobed stigma
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary bilocular, locules biovulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit of drupe-like structure but probably more or less dry when fully ripe.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Florida

Noronhia Stadman ex Thouars appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gen. Nov. Madagasc.: 8 (1806)

Accepted by

  • Hong-Wa, C., Callmander, M.W. & Baider, C. (2014). Taxonomy and conservation of the genus Noronhia Thouars (Oleaceae) in Mauritius Candollea 69: 157-163.
  • Green, P.S. (2006). World Checklist of Oleaceae Manuscript Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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