1. Family: Icacinaceae Miers
    1. Genus: Rhaphiostylis Planch. ex Benth.
      1. Rhaphiostylis cordifolia Hutch. & Dalziel

        This species is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A scandent shrub
    Flowers
    Flowers white or cream
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia

    Rhaphiostylis cordifolia Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Akpabla, G.K. [934], Ghana K000044323
    Linder, D.H. [1218], Liberia K000044325
    Andoh, J.E. [FH5575], Ghana K000044324

    First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 455 (1928)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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
    • Kew Bull. 1929: 23.
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 455 (1928)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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 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