Staudtia Warb.

Description of the genus

Dioecious or monoecious, evergreen trees. Leaves rounded to broadly cuneate at the base, minutely punctate beneath; main lateral nerves faint, in 5-10 pairs; tertiary nerves reticulate. Inflorescences capitate; flowers densely clustered in subspherical heads in the leaf axils. Flowers unisexual. Male flowers: perianth funnel-shaped, 3-4-lobed; stamen filaments fused into a column; anthers 3-4, joined to the column. Female flowers: perianth as in the male; stigma sessile. Fruits clustered on a receptacle, ovoid, with a thick cartilaginous pericarp, dehiscent. Aril almost completely enveloping the seed, lobed at the apex or cup-shaped and entire. Endosperm not ruminate.

Worldwide: 2 species in west and tropical Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
kamerunensis Warb. var. gabonensis (Ward) FouilloyWNw

Other sources of information about Staudtia:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Staudtia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Staudtia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Staudtia
Wikipedia: Staudtia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Staudtia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Staudtia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Staudtia., retrieved 28 September 2022

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