1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Aganope Miq.
      1. Aganope gabonica (Baill.) Polhill

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A straggling or climbing shrub
    Flowers
    Flowers white or pinkish in narrow brown-red panicles.
    [FWTA]

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

    Note
    Similar to the preceding species (Ostryocarpus riparius)
    Flowers
    Flowers whitish, fragrant.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Aganope gabonica (Baill.) Polhill appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Louis, J. [15762], Zaïre K000044189
    Louis, J. [10393], Zaïre K000044190
    Louis, J. [5795], Zaïre K000044191
    Baldwin, J.T. [11165], Liberia K000044173
    Baldwin, J.T. [11088], Liberia K000044174
    Baldwin, J.T. [13995], Cameroon K000044182
    Morton, J.K. [SL1162], Sierra Leone K000044170
    Morton, J.K. [SL1162], Sierra Leone K000044171
    Mann, G. [2244], Nigeria K000044178
    Mann, G. [2244], Nigeria K000044179
    Mann, G. [2192], Cameroon K000044180
    Mann, G. [2192], Cameroon K000044181
    Letouzey, R. [14719], Cameroon K000044183
    Letouzey, R. [14719], Cameroon K000044184
    Cooper, G.P. [194], Liberia K000044172
    Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000044175
    Klaine, R.P. [321], Gabon K000044186
    Klaine, R.P. [321], Gabon K000044187
    Ern, H. [2903], Togo K000044176
    Thomas, N.W. [1919], Nigeria K000044177
    Tisserant, R.P. [2427] K000044185
    Le Testu, G.M.P.C. [7844], Gabon K000044188
    Corbisier-Baland, A. [1959], Zaïre K000044192

    First published in Kew Bull. 25: 269 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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