Uapaca

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Uapaca
Uapaca kirkiana 1.jpg
Uapaca kirkiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Tribe: Antidesmeae
Subtribe: Uapacinae
Genus: Uapaca
Baill.
Type species
Uapaca thouarsii
Baill.[1]
Synonyms[2]

Uapaca is a genus of plant, in the family Phyllanthaceae first described as a genus in 1858.[3][4] It is the only genus comprised in the subtribe Uapacinae. The genus is native to Africa and Madagascar.[2][5][6][7]

species[2]
  1. Uapaca acuminata - Nigeria, C Africa
  2. Uapaca ambanjensis - NW Madagascar
  3. Uapaca amplifolia - NW Madagascar
  4. Uapaca benguelensis - Zaïre, Angola
  5. Uapaca bojeri - Madagascar
  6. Uapaca densifolia - Madagascar
  7. Uapaca ferruginea - Madagascar
  8. Uapaca gossweileri - Zaïre, Angola
  9. Uapaca guineensis - W + C Africa
  10. Uapaca heudelotii - W + C Africa
  11. Uapaca katentaniensis - Katanga
  12. Uapaca kirkiana - E + C + S Africa
  13. Uapaca lissopyrena - C + S Africa
  14. Uapaca littoralis - E Madagascar
  15. Uapaca louvelii - E Madagascar
  16. Uapaca mole - W + C Africa
  17. Uapaca niangadoumae - Gabon
  18. Uapaca nitida - E + C + S Africa
  19. Uapaca pilosa - E + C Africa
  20. Uapaca pynaertii - W + C Africa
  21. Uapaca robynsii - Katanga, Zambia, Malawi
  22. Uapaca rufopilosa - Zaïre, Angola, Zambia
  23. Uapaca sansibarica - E + C + S Africa
  24. Uapaca staudtii - Nigeria, C Africa
  25. Uapaca thouarsii - E Madagascar
  26. Uapaca togoensis - W + C Africa
  27. Uapaca vanhouttei - Nigeria, C Africa
formerly included[2]

moved Drypetes

References[edit]

  1. ^ lectotype designated by Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 18: 271 (1965)
  2. ^ a b c d Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Baillon, Henri Ernest. 1858. Étude générale du groupe des Euphorbiacées 595
  4. ^ Tropicos, Uapaca Baill.
  5. ^ McPherson, G. (2011). A review of Madagascan Uapaca (Euphorbiaceae s.l.). Adansonia , III, 33: 221-231.
  6. ^ Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  7. ^ Breteler, F.J. (2013). Uapaca (Phyllanthaceae) in the Guineo-Congolian forest region: a synoptic revision. Plant ecology and evolution 146: 75-94.