1. Family: Putranjivaceae Endl. ex Meisn.
    1. Genus: Drypetes Vahl
      1. Drypetes ugandensis (Rendle) Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon to South Sudan and Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

    Habit
    Similar to D. natalensis (q.v.) but differing in having the leaf-blades smaller (not more than 15 cm. long and 5 cm. wide), more gradually acuminate and only very shallowly serrate, and in having the pedicels of the male flowers 1–1.3 cm. long.
    Habitat
    Evergreen forest; 1140 m.
    Distribution
    U2 U4

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

    Drypetes ugandensis (Rendle) Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2000 Fay, J.M. [8529], Central African Republic 55644.000
    Bagshawe, A.G. [613], Uganda K000406357

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 687 (1912)

    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. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 123 (1952).
    • Pax & K. Hoffm. in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147 (15): 243 (1922).
    • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 35 (1921).
    • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 687 (1912).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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
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