1. Family: Urticaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Urera Gaudich.
      1. Urera oblongifolia Benth.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A glabrous forest liane, climbing by adventitious roots on the slender almost unarmed reddish stems
    Fruits
    Fruits succulent, orange-red.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Urera oblongifolia Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1954 Chevalier, A. [21456], Ivory Coast K000242885 isotype
    Vogel [114], Sierra Leone K000242880 syntype
    Vogel [s.n.] K000242881
    Vogel [73], Sierra Leone K000242883 syntype
    Sierra Leone K000242882 syntype
    Sierra Leone K000242884
    Thomas, N.W. [1110], Sierra Leone K000040272
    Espirito Santo [2090] K000040271

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 515 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 255.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0