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

[FWTA]

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

Habit
A forest tree, to 100 ft. high
Bark
Black longitudinally fissured bark
Roots
Aerial roots at the base of stem
Spines
Spines on branches and on young trees.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Bridelia grandis Pierre ex Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1955 Jolly [163], Gabon K000406029
Klaine [631], Gabon K000406028 isolectotype
Thollon, M. [81], Gabon K000406027

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 1042 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 1042 (1913).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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