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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Central & E. Malesia to SW. Pacific.
Faradaya splendida (Verbenaceae)

[LKGF]

Harley, R.M. et al. (2004). Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

Morphology General Habit
Lianas, shrubs, and small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, occasionally alternate or whorled, petiolate or sessile, simple, entire or rarely sinuate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a lax, axillary or cauliflorous cyme or paniculiform or racemoid thyrse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx actinomorphic, not accrescent, 4-5-lobed (rarely truncate) in bud, remaining closed in some species until torn irregularly into 1-5 lobes by corolla elongation, opening normally in others
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to yellow or orange, weakly zygomorphic to 2-lipped, 4-5-lobed, lobes highly variable in shape, anterior lobe often widened distally and emarginate, fimbriate or galeate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens usually 2 (the posterior or rarely the anterior pair reduced to staminodes), rarely 4, usually exserted, filaments straight or curved, thecae parallel, separate at dehiscence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen with supratectal spinules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary shallowly 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma-lobes very short, equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc well developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit drupaceous, the lobes elongating greatly, eventually separating into 4 fleshy, 1-seeded mericarps (often fewer by abortion) with apex rounded, mericarp attachment-scar basal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Endosperm
Endosperm absent.
Note
Twenty-one species
Distribution
South Pacific islands (mostly New Caledonia).

[LKGF]

Harley, R.M. et al. (2004). Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York.

Morphology General Habit
Lianas and small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite (rarely whorled), petiolate, ovate to obovate, entire, with flat, orbicular glands near base of abaxial surface
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence lax, cymose, axillary (sometimes cauliflorous) or terminal, often paniculiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx actinomorphic, leathery, not accrescent, truncate or 4-lobed in bud, usually remaining closed until torn irregularly into 2-4 deep lobes by corolla elongation (less frequently calyx opening normally, remaining shallowly 4-lobed or truncate)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white or creamy, fleshy or stiff, actinomorphic or nearly so, 4-lobed, lobes spreading, entire or notched
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, equal or subequal, exserted, filaments straight, thecae parallel, separate at dehiscence
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollen
Pollen with supratectal spinules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary shallowly 4-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma lobes very short, equal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc absent to well developed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit drupaceous, the lobes elongating greatly, eventually separating into 4 fleshy, 1-seeded mericarps (often fewer by abortion) with apex rounded, mericarp attachment-scar basal; endosperm absent.
Distribution
Three species of Eastern Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and northeastern Australia.

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, Fiji, Maluku, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Tonga, Vanuatu

Oxera Labill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1975 Millar, A.N. [NGF18885], Papua New Guinea Faradaya K000784681
Buwalda, P. [5888], Indonesia Faradaya K000784598
Frodin, D. [3314], Papua New Guinea Faradaya K000784680

First published in Sert. Austro-Caledon. 1: 23, t. 28 (1824)

Accepted by

  • 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

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • Borya Montrouz. ex Beauvis., Ann. Soc. Bot. Lyon 26: 68 (1901).
  • Harley RM, Atkins S, Budantsev AL, Cantino PD, Conn BJ, Grayer R, Harley MM, de Kok RPJ, Krestovskaja T, Morales R, Paton AJ, Ryding O, and Upson T. 2004. Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Sp
  • Maoutia Montrouz., Mem. Acad. Roy. Sci. Lyon, Sect. Lett. 10: 241 (1860).
  • Oncoma Spreng., Syst. Veg. 4(2): 11 (1827).
  • Oxera Labill., Sertum austro-caledonicum 23 (1824)
  • de Kok & Mabberley, Kew Bull. 54: 257-264, 265-300 (1999).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China
The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

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

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets
Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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