1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Balsamocitrus Stapf

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is W. Central & E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Deciduous trees; branchlets usually armed with single or paired straight axillary spines, occasionally unarmed
    Leaves
    Leaves trifoliolate, thick and coriaceous, subcrenulate, glandular punctate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of short axillary panicles
    Flowers
    Flowers bisexual
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, persistent
    Corolla
    Petals 5, oblong, imbricate in bud
    Stamens
    Stamens 8–10; filaments subulate; anthers sagittate
    Disc
    Disk present, annular
    Pistil
    Ovary ovoid, 5–8-locular; ovules many and in 2 series per locule; style short, cylindric-conical
    Fruits
    Fruit large and pepo-like, ovoid-globose, with a hard shell and indehiscent, 5–8-locular, each locule many-seeded
    Seeds
    Seeds semi-ellipsoid, compressed; testa coriaceous; endosperm lacking.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Uganda

    Balsamocitrus Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 504 (1906)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in J.L.S. 37: 504, t. 22 (1906)

    Sources

    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 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
    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 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0