1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pancovia Willd.
      1. Pancovia hildebrandtii Gilg

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

    Sapindaceae, Davies & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1998

    Habit
    Scandent shrub, the floriferous branchlets 2.5–3 cm. in diameter.
    Leaves
    Leaves unknown.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences 2–6-fasciculate, borne at thickened leafless nodes, paniculate or pseudoracemose, 5–7 cm. long, the rhachis pale ferruginous tomentose with very dense stiff sharply pointed hairs; individual cymules subcapitate, 3–5-flowered with stalks 5–8 mm. long; pedicels 2 mm. long; bracts ± 2 mm. long.
    Male
    Male flowers:calyx-lobes 5, joined to middle, elliptic, 5 mm. long, 1.8(–4) mm. wide (see note), broadly imbricate, subacute, densely pale ferruginous tomentose outside; petals 4, slightly exceeding the sepals (or only 2.5×1.5 mm. – see note) the lower 1/3 comprising a thick claw, blade membranous, the margin crenate-lobulate, scale adnate to petal above the claw, with a variable deeply lobed or lobulate crest slightly exceeding the margin of the scale; stamens 7 (3 mm. long in fragment) with elongate pilose filaments slightly exceeding the petals; anthers large (1.5 mm. long in fragment), glabrous, dorsally affixed, the connective drying black, dilated; disk fleshy, very excentric, lobulate, glabrous; rudimentary ovary absent.
    Flowers
    Female flowers unknown. Male flowers:calyx-lobes 5, joined to middle, elliptic, 5 mm. long, 1.8(–4) mm. wide (see note), broadly imbricate, subacute, densely pale ferruginous tomentose outside; petals 4, slightly exceeding the sepals (or only 2.5×1.5 mm. – see note) the lower 1/3 comprising a thick claw, blade membranous, the margin crenate-lobulate, scale adnate to petal above the claw, with a variable deeply lobed or lobulate crest slightly exceeding the margin of the scale; stamens 7 (3 mm. long in fragment) with elongate pilose filaments slightly exceeding the petals; anthers large (1.5 mm. long in fragment), glabrous, dorsally affixed, the connective drying black, dilated; disk fleshy, very excentric, lobulate, glabrous; rudimentary ovary absent.
    Female
    Female flowers unknown.
    Fruits
    Fruits unknown.
    Habitat
    Presumably riverine forest; probably ± 550 m.
    Distribution
    K7 known only from the type

    Distribution

    Pancovia hildebrandtii Gilg appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 304 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Davies, F.G. & Verdcourt, B. (1998). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Dodonaea: 1-108.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Davies, F.G. & Verdcourt, B. (1998). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Dodonaea: 1-108.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 422 (1994) pro parte.
    • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 516 (1961).
    • Radlk. in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, 615: 807 (1932).
    • Gilg in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 24: 304 (1897).

    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