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Adenia angulosa (Passifloraceae), a new species from coastal forests of Kenya and Tanzania

VERONICAH MUTELE NGUMBAU, MWADIME NYANGE, CAN DAI, ZHI-XIANG ZHONG, NENG WEI, ITAMBO MALOMBE, GUANG-WAN HU, QING-FENG WANG

Abstract


Adenia angulosa, a new species of Passifloraceae from coastal forests of Kenya and Tanzania is described and illustrated with photographs. It is most similar to A. gummifera, but differs by its angled older stem, leaf shape, fewer flowers per inflorescence, connation of filaments, shape of ovary and fruit, as well as size and shape of seed.


Keywords


Adenia angulosa, East Africa, Passifloraceae, Shimba Hills, Eudicots

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.313.1.10

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand