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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Rinorea (Violaceae)

[FTEA]

Violaceae, C. Grey-wilson. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees, rarely above 20 m. tall
Morphology Leaves
Leaves spirally arranged, rarely opposite or verticillate, usually petiolate, entire or toothed; stipules small but enclosing the terminal bud, caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a simple raceme or a compound raceme or thyrse, rarely reduced to a solitary flower; pedicels articulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers actinomorphic, very rarely slightly zygomorphic
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals ± equal, margin often ciliate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals ± equal, spreading or reflexed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens free or the filaments wholly or partially united into a tube, with or without a free margin; anthers free with a thin decurrent or non-decurrent prolongation of the connective (connective-appendage), and generally also with 2 free or ± united ventral or thecal appendages
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a loculicidal capsule with 3 contractile valves, each containing 1–several seeds, rarely semisucculent and indehiscent.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire or toothed; stipules small, soon falling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers regular, in simple or compound racemes; pedicels articulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals often ciliate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals spreading or reflexed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens free or the filaments wholly or partially united into a tube; anthers free, with a connective-appendage and usually also 2 thecal appendages
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a 3-valved capsule, each valve with 1–several seeds, rarely indehiscent.
Distribution
Some 220 species, mainly in tropical forests.

[FZ]

Violaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or, more rarely, opposite or whorled, petiolate, rarely sessile, entire or ± dentate; stipules small, enclosing the terminal bud, deciduous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence simple or compound, cymose or ± racemose, rarely reduced to a single flower, terminal or axillary; pedicels articulated.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers actinomorphic or slightly zygomorphic.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals ± equal, margin ciliolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals ± equal, often ± reflexed, white or greenish-white to yellow or red.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens with filaments simple or bearing an erect dorsal appendage, free or more frequently ± united, when the fused dorsal appendages form a "free margin" to the stamen-tube; anthers free, with a thin dorsal prolongation of the connective ("connective-appendage") and frequently also two free or ± united ventral ("thecal") appendages.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary with 3 placentas, each bearing 1–3 or more ovules; style usually erect; stigma terminal.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a loculicidal capsule with 3 contractile valves, rarely semi-succulent and indehiscent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds few or one per capsule, usually glabrous and smooth, with abundant fleshy endosperm.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Rinorea Aubl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2009 Moutsambote, J. -M. [6452a], Congo 78094.000
Oct 1, 2006 Prance, G.T. [23378], Brazil K001215891
Zarucchi, J.L. [2067], Colombia 44724.000
Sonk, L. [383], Brazil K001215900
Prance, G.T. [7686], Brazil K001215898
Thomas, D.W. [2744], Cameroon K000094646
Cowan, R.S. [38254], Brazil K001215759
Forero, E. [7098], Brazil K001215893
Patel, H. [7199], Mozambique K000545160
Prance, G.T. [23275], Brazil K001215897
Prance, G.T. [5378], Brazil K001215903
Letouzey, R. [15122], Cameroon K000094649
Thomas, D.W. [3230], Cameroon K000094647
Balée, W.L. [1581], Brazil K001215892
Prance, G.T. [16436], Brazil K001215896
Baron, R. [6698], Madagascar Alsodeia K000253962

First published in Hist. Pl. Guiane: 235 (1775)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Pl. Gui. 1: 235 (1775).

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Hist. Pl. Guian. Fr. 1: 235, t. 93 (1775).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Hist. Pl. Guian. Fr. 1: 235, t. 93 (1775)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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