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This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Subshrubs, shrubs or small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in terminal spikes or racemes, each flower subtended by a bract
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular-campanulate, 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla-tube cylindric, straight, widened in upper part; limb 5-lobed, the 2 lower lobes smaller
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, inserted near or above the middle of the corolla-tube, included; anthers cordate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 4-celled, each cell with 1 ovule; stigma unequally and very shortly 2-fid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupes surrounded by cup-shaped calyx; endocarp bony; stones 2, 2-seeded, separated by a central gap.
Distribution
Genus of seven species in Somalia, Socotra and Madagascar.

Native to:

Madagascar, Socotra, Somalia

Coelocarpum Balf.f. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 12: 90 (1883)

Accepted by

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

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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