Aphananthe

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Aphananthe

Description

Monoecious, deciduous or semideciduous shrubs or trees, often buttressed. Leaves alternate, petioled, glabrous, coriaceous, triplinerved at base or pinnately nerved. Stipules lateral, extrapetiolar, subulate, caducous. Inflorescences ♂, ♀, or very rarely ♂♀, axillary; Seed exalbuminous, coat membranous, few cells thick;

Distribution

Asia-Temperate:, Hainan (Hainan present); Korea present; Taiwan (Taiwan present) Asia-Tropical:, India present; Malaya absent; Maluku (Maluku absent); Thailand (Thailand present) Australasia:, New South Wales (New South Wales present); Queensland (Queensland present) Burma: present Ceylon: present Hongkong: present Japan: present Madagascar: present Northern America: Solomons: present
About 4-5 spp. Mexico, Madagascar, Ceylon, India, Burma, China (also Hainan), Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hongkong, Indo-China, Thailand, Andamans, through Malesia to Australia (Queensland and New South Wales) and Solomons. Throughout Malesia (except Malaya and Moluccas): 2 spp. .

Citation

GAGNEP. - in Fl. Gen. I.-C. 1927: 690
PLANCH - in DC., Prod. 17. 1873: 207
ENGL - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 3, 1. 1888: 66
MIQ. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: 218
PLANCH. - in Fl. Madag. Fam. 1952: 12
HUTCH. - in Gen. Fl. Pl. 1967: 149
Li, Woody Fl. Taiwan. 1963: 105
HOOK.F. - in B. & H., Gen. Pl. 3. 1880: 355
MIQ. - in Fl. Ind. Bat. 1859: 223
PLANCH. - in J. Agr. Trop. Bot. Appl. 1961: 72
BERNARD - in Bull. Herb. Boiss. 1906: 34
ENGL - in E. & P., Nat. Pfl. Fam., ed. 3, 1. 1888: 66
LEROY - in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris. 1946: 118, 180