1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Duparquetia Baill.
      1. Duparquetia orchidacea Baill.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A shrub, usually scandent, or small tree, to 20 ft. high
    Flowers
    Showy pink and white flowers.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Duparquetia orchidacea Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2007 van der Burgt, X.M. [924], Cameroon 65121.000
    Jun 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [862], Cameroon K000460232
    Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [260], Cameroon K000051330
    Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [230], Cameroon K000051327
    Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3688], Cameroon K000086018
    Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [999], Cameroon K000086017
    Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [237], Cameroon K000092573
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [6122], Cameroon K000092584
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [6122], Cameroon K000092583
    Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4221], Cameroon K000092582
    Apr 1, 1978 Lowe J. [3680], Cameroon K000092581
    Jan 1, 1968 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6896], Cameroon K000092575
    Cameroon 48090.000
    Onochie, C.F.A. [30891], Cameroon K000092568
    Coombe, D.E. [177], Nigeria 15687.000
    Olorunfemi, J. [30533], Cameroon K000092576
    Olorunfemi, J. [30533], Cameroon K000092577
    Hutchinson, J. [148], Cameroon K000092578
    Hutchinson, J. [148], Cameroon K000092579
    Thomas, D.W. [2138], Cameroon K000092580
    Mann G. [2210], Cameroon K000092570 Unknown type material
    Mann G. [2210], Cameroon K000092569 Unknown type material
    Mann G. [751] K000092571 Unknown type material

    First published in Adansonia 6: 190 (1866)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Steyaert in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 545.
    • in Adansonia 6: 189, t. 4 (7 Oct., 1865)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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

    Legumes of the World Online
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