1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Clausena Burm.f.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

    [FTEA]

    Rutaceae, J.O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1982

    Habit
    Unarmed shrubs or trees
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate, alternate, densely dotted with pellucid glands, deciduous
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal or axillary panicle or lax raceme
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual
    Calyx
    Sepals 4–5, united at the base, very small
    Corolla
    Petals 4–5, free, imbricate in bud
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–10, inserted at the base of the disk; filaments subulate, flattened towards the base; anthers elliptic, dorsifixed, introrse
    Pistil
    Ovary stalked, (2–3–)4–5-locular, with 2 ovules in each locule; style short, caducous; stigma 2–5-lobed, broad, obtuse
    Fruits
    Fruit fleshy, oblong, ovoid or globose, 2–5-locular
    Seeds
    Seeds oblong.
    [FZ]

    Rutaceae, F. A. Mendoça. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Unarmed trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, pinnate, densely dotted with pellucid glands.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of axillary cymose panicles.
    Flowers
    Flowers small, 4-merous, bisexual.
    Calyx
    Sepals 4–5, very small, united at the base.
    Corolla
    Petals 4–5, imbricate in bud.
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–10, inserted at the base of the disk; filaments subulate, flattened towards the base; anthers elliptic, dorsifixed, introrse.
    Pistil
    Ovary (2–3) 4–5-locular, with 2 ovules in each loculus; style short, caducous; stigma broad, obtuse, 2–5-lobed.
    Fruits
    Fruit baccate, 1–2-seeded.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Free State, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Christmas I., Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago

    Clausena Burm.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 8513], India K001125743

    First published in Fl. Indica: 243 (1768)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Swingle in Webber & Batchelor, Citrus Industry 1: 158 (1943).
    • Engl. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 320 (1931)
    • —F.T.A. 1: 307
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Fl. Ind.: 87, 243 et sub t. 29 (1768).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Fl. Indica: 87, 243 & sub t. 29 (1768)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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