1. Family: Rutaceae Juss.
    1. Bottegoa Chiov.

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

    [FTEA]

    Ptaeroxylaceae, B. Verdcourt & F.G. Davies. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1996

    Habit
    Shrub or small tree with bipinnate leaves; pinnae in 1–7 pairs, alternate or opposite; leaflets small, in 2–7 pairs
    Flowers
    Flowers regular, at least sometimes hermaphrodite (see note), in few-flowered raceme-like inflorescences; sepals 4(–5); petals 4(–5), valvate, alternating with sepals, without scales (i.e. appendages found in the Sapindaceae)
    Stamens
    Stamens 4(–5), inserted outside the small circular slightly lobed disk which acts as a gynophore
    Pistil
    Ovary compressed, incompletely 2-locular, eachlocule with 1 apotropous descending ovule attached to septum slightly above middle of loculus; style short; stigma with 2 lobes
    Fruits
    Fruit a flattened spongy disk surrounded by a papery wing, 2-locular
    Seeds
    Seed reniform, compressed, without arillode.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

    Bottegoa Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Res. Sci. Somalia Ital. 1: 58 (1916)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • R.W. Ham et al. in K.B. 50: 243–265 (1995)
    • Radlk. in E.P. IV, 165: 724 (1932)
    • Result. Sci. Miss. Stef.-Paoli, Coll. Bot. 1: 58, fig. 2, t. 6B (1916)

    Sources

    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 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