1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pancovia Willd.
      1. Pancovia holtzii Gilg ex Radlk.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Dioecious tree or shrub, (0.5–)4–20 m. tall, with blackish bark; young shoots ± pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves drying grey-green; petiole 6–14 cm. long; rhachis 3.5–12 cm. long, glabrous or minutely pubescent; petiolules 0.5–1.1 cm. long, thickened and ± wrinkled, pubescent; leaflets usually in 3–4 pairs (see note), oblong-oblanceolate, oblong or rarely obovate to oblong-elliptic, 5–22 cm. long, 2–8 cm. wide, often broadest just below apex, acuminate at the apex, the actual tip rounded or acute, cuneate at the base, coriaceous; midrib glabrous or pubescent near base, lateral nerves in 6–10 pairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences axillary and on older wood; male condensed, 1–3 cm. long, with no space between individual flowers, densely orange-brown velvety pubescent; female 3–3.5(–8.5) cm. long, with darker ferruginous indumentum and flowers or cymules more scattered; pedicels ± 2 mm. long; bracts 3 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide.
    Male
    Male flowers:calyx-tube 5 mm. long, with unequal ovate lobes 1–3 mm. long; petals 4, yellowish white with ovate lamina and long hairy claw, 7–10 mm. long, up to 5 mm. wide, scale bilobed, 5 mm. long, apically erose and often with a long forked appendage from each lobe; disk reniform, flat, 2 mm. wide; stamens 6–11; filaments 2.4 mm. long.
    Flowers
    Female flowers:calyx-tube 2 mm. long, lobes 2–2.5 mm. long; fertilised ovary ovoid, 3 mm. long, densely pubescent; style and stigma 3 mm. long; staminodes ± 2 mm. long. Male flowers:calyx-tube 5 mm. long, with unequal ovate lobes 1–3 mm. long; petals 4, yellowish white with ovate lamina and long hairy claw, 7–10 mm. long, up to 5 mm. wide, scale bilobed, 5 mm. long, apically erose and often with a long forked appendage from each lobe; disk reniform, flat, 2 mm. wide; stamens 6–11; filaments 2.4 mm. long.
    Female
    Female flowers:calyx-tube 2 mm. long, lobes 2–2.5 mm. long; fertilised ovary ovoid, 3 mm. long, densely pubescent; style and stigma 3 mm. long; staminodes ± 2 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit greenish yellow, obtriangular, 3 cm. long, 2 cm. wide, deeply 3-lobed; endocarp acutely triangular in section.
    Seeds
    Seeds oblong, 1.7 cm. long, 7 mm. wide, finely reticulate.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Pancovia holtzii Gilg ex Radlk. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 165: 802 (1932)

    Accepted by

    • Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien Haussknechtia, Beih. 15: 1-220.
    • 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
    • Vollesen in Opera Bot. 59: 58 (1980).
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 560 (1949).
    • Radlk. in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV, 165: 802 (1932).

    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