1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Pancovia Willd.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Small trees or shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves pinnate; leaflets entire
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences axillary, terminal or from older wood
    Flowers
    Flowers slightly zygomorphic; calyx of (4–)5 partly united sepals, the sinuses between lobes unequal; petals (3–)4, clawed, scale lobed or elaborately fringed and appendaged on the abaxial surface; disk variously semicircular or complete, variable within same species
    Stamens
    Stamens 7–11; filaments nearly glabrous to densely hairy
    Pistil
    Ovary 3-lobed; style shortly 3-fid at the apex
    Fruits
    Fruit indehiscent, either 1–3 mericarps free from the base to narrowly joined for 2/3 their length, or a 3-lobed drupe.
    [FZ]

    Sapindaceae, A. W. Exell. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Trees or shrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves paripinnate, petiolate; leaflets 2–12-jugate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a racemoid or paniculate thyrse, axillary or caulinary or flowers fasciculate.
    Flowers
    Flowers spuriously polygamous, monoecious or dioecious, zygomorphic.
    Calyx
    Sepals 4–5, unequal, ± connate.
    Corolla
    Petals 3–4, unguiculate, each with a 2-lobed basal scale.
    Disc
    Disk unilateral.
    Stamens
    Stamens 6–9 in an excentric bundle, reduced in female flowers.
    Ovary
    Ovary 3-locular; loculi 1-ovulate; pistillode much reduced or absent in male flowers.
    Fruits
    Fruit fleshy, indehiscent; carpels almost completely connate or joined only at the base (1 or 2 often aborting).
    Seeds
    Seed elliptic, laterally compressed, without arillode.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Pancovia Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 285 (1799)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Radlk. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Sapindac. 799 (1932).
    • Sp. Pl. 2: 285 (1799)
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in L., Sp. Pl. ed. 4, 2, 1: 280, 285 (1799–1800).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Radlk. in E.P. IV, 165: 799 (1932), nom. conserv .
    • Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 2: 285 (1799)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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