Anisophyllea boehmii Engl.
  • Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas


This taxon is accepted by Anisophylleaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

Morphology

Calyx-lobes 2 mm. long, triangular to deltate, pale green (tinged purplish-pink externally), densely tomentose outside and glabrous inside, their margins ciliolate.

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    Flowers 4–5-merous, bisexual, densely tomentose; bracts ± 2 mm. long, subterete.

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    Spikes 3–10(15) cm. long, stout, usually composite, often many-branched, yellowish-brown, densely tomentose (hairs strong or flexuous, meso-pachydermatose), ± remotely flowered, upright, usually in the axils of smaller (up to 3 cm. long), obovate and deciduous leaves (false bracts) at the base of the current year’s growth.

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    Drupe 3·5 x 2 cm., ellipsoid, plum-coloured, edible.

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    Main leaf-lamina usually 5–10x2–5·5 cm. long, ovate, narrowly to broadly elliptic, lanceolate, obovate or, rarely, subcircular, narrowed to an acute or obtuse apex (sometimes rounded or, rarely, retuse or emarginate) and cuneate to obtuse, symmetric or slightly asymmetric at the base, ± leathery; superior surface ± glossy (purplish-pink or pale green to yellowish and ± densely tomentose when young, dark green to brownish-green or yellowish and pubescent to glabrescent, with short scattered hairs, with age); inferior surface mat (yellowish-green or brownish-yellow and densely tomentose when young, yellowish-green to brownish and densely to sparsely tomentose, with rather short, meso- or pachydermatose hairs, with age); midrib prominent, yellow, with long dense bristles below; petiole 2–5 mm. long, densely ferrugineous-hairy.

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    Stigmas spherical with spherical papillae.

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    Evergreen shrub or tree up to 10 m. high with dense and close ramification; bark smooth to rough, brown to grey; young branchlets crimson, later yellowish-brown, ± densely tomentose (hairs long, mesodermatose, slightly twisted, reddish-brown to yellowish-brown or grey).

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    Stamens with filaments 2 mm. long, subulate, incurved; anthers 0·3 mm. long, broadly ovoid.

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    Petals 3 mm. long, 3-lobed (central lobe slender and undivided, lateral lobes broader and 2–3-laciniate), white, glabrous, papillose.

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    Styles 4–5, 1·5 mm. long, pyriform with leptodermatose hairs (sometimes with the apex inflated and apiculate at the extremity) towards the base, divergent, bent outwards.

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    Ovary 1·5 mm. long, campanulate, 4–5-locular.

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    Tree up to 10 m. tall (in our area) or large shrub.

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    Young parts densely crimson- or yellow-brown tomentose, glabrescent, not glabrate; hairs long, stout, ± thick-walled and slightly twisted.

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    Leaf blades on upper parts of branches narrowly to broadly elliptic, rarely rotund, 6–11 cm. × 1–7 cm., leathery, narrowed or subrounded to a cuneate or acute base, narrowed or rounded to an obtuse apex, longly ± densely tomentose on both surfaces especially towards base.

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    Spikes 4–9 cm. long, in axils of smaller leaves (bracts) on lower parts of branches; bracts obovate, 1–3 cm. long, very deciduous; bracts on the rhachis inconspicuous, subterete, 2 mm. long.

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    Petals 3-lobed, lateral lobes bipartite.

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    Styles ± free, narrowly pyriform, divergent.

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    Fruits not seen.

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    Fig. 5.

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     Information From

    Anisophylleaceae
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
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