1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tristemma Juss.
      1. Tristemma involucratum Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Central African Republic.

    [FWTA]

    Melastomataceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Habit
    Procumbent diffusely branched
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Central African Repu, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Tristemma involucratum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sierra Leone K000312744

    First published in Niger Fl.: 354 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Gilg in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Melastom. 24, t. 1K.
    • —F.T.A. 2: 445

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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