1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warneckea Gilg
      1. Warneckea membranifolia (Hook.f.) Jacq.-Fél.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub to 10 ft. high
    Ecology
    In forest
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube blue-violet, lobes red-violet
    Corolla
    Petals vivid blue
    Filaments
    Filaments vivid blue
    Fruits
    Fruits deep blue.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, Zaïre

    Warneckea membranifolia (Hook.f.) Jacq.-Fél. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 14, 2006 Mann [191], Bioko K000276114 syntype
    Nov 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [8089], Cameroon K000460192
    Nov 1, 2006 Schoenenberger, J. [316], Cameroon K000460194
    Mar 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10395], Cameroon K000197696
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30722], Cameroon K000050344
    Baldwin, J.T. [13821], Cameroon K000050342
    Mann [VIII], Nigeria K000230026
    Staudt [471] K000230027
    Chev., A. [17006], Ivory Coast K000230028
    Stone, R.D. [2450], Cameroon K000460053

    First published in Adansonia, sér. 2, 18(2): 232 (1978)

    Accepted by

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

    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