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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A small forest tree, to 15 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish-yellow or white, on the main stem
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits red, or yellow or orange.

Native to:

Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia

Drypetes ivorensis Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [284], Cameroon K000026430
Gartlan, S. [SPP2] 35935.000
Chevalier, A. [19416], Ivory Coast K000406231
Chevalier, A. [19227], Ivory Coast K000406230

First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 287 (1928)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 46, t. 135, 6–8.
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 287 (1928)
  • Kew Bull. 1928: 299

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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