1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eugenia P.Micheli ex L.
      1. Eugenia calophylloides DC.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A shrub, sometimes half scrambling
    Indumentum
    Rusty-downy twigs
    Leaves
    Coriaceous leaves
    Flowers
    Small white flowers in dense axillary clusters
    Fruits
    Fruit about 1/2 in. diam., densely covered with glandular warts.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Eugenia calophylloides DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Morton [SL 3795], Sierra Leone K001000737
    Morton [SL 2083], Sierra Leone K001000738
    Morton [SL 1186], Sierra Leone K001000739
    Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 33173], Nigeria K001000755
    Deighton, F.C. [6081], Sierra Leone K001000705
    Deighton, F.C. [1941], Sierra Leone K001000717
    Deighton, F.C. [2752], Sierra Leone K001000718
    Deighton, F.C. [533], Sierra Leone K001000719
    Jordan, H.D. [897], Sierra Leone K001000693
    Chevalier, A. [20831], Equatorial Guinea K001000691
    Morton, J.K. [SL 1333], Sierra Leone K001000736
    Morton, J.K. [SL 3742], Sierra Leone K001000740
    Morton, J.K. [SL 4257], Sierra Leone K001000741
    Morton, J.K. [SL 3501], Sierra Leone K001000742
    Lane-Poole, C.E. [273], Sierra Leone K001000697
    Bakshi, T.S. [174], Sierra Leone K001000720
    Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [2369], Côte d'Ivoire K001000751
    Linder, D.H. [1519], Liberia K001000754
    Sierra Leone K000310018 Unknown type material
    Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K001000752
    Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K001000753
    Thomas, N.W. [1169], Sierra Leone K001000698
    Thomas, N.W. [4728], Sierra Leone K001000699
    Thomas, N.W. [5219], Sierra Leone K001000700
    Thomas, N.W. [5067], Sierra Leone K001000701
    Thomas, N.W. [502], Sierra Leone K001000702
    Thomas, N.W. [8889], Sierra Leone K001000703
    Thomas, N.W. [8479], Sierra Leone K001000704
    Thomas, N.W. [8479], Sierra Leone K001000706
    Thomas, N.W. [9123], Sierra Leone K001000707
    Thomas, N.W. [9141], Sierra Leone K001000708
    Thomas, N.W. [9141], Sierra Leone K001000709
    Thomas, N.W. [9282], Sierra Leone K001000710
    Thomas, N.W. [9455], Sierra Leone K001000711
    Thomas, N.W. [9123], Sierra Leone K001000712
    Thomas, N.W. [9568], Sierra Leone K001000713
    Thomas, N.W. [9198], Sierra Leone K001000714
    Thomas, N.W. [9233], Sierra Leone K001000715
    Thomas, N.W. [4944], Sierra Leone K001000716
    Thomas, N.W. [10341], Sierra Leone K001000721
    Thomas, N.W. [9966], Sierra Leone K001000722
    Thomas, N.W. [9983], Sierra Leone K001000723
    Thomas, N.W. [9819], Sierra Leone K001000724
    Thomas, N.W. [9888], Sierra Leone K001000725
    Thomas, N.W. [754], Sierra Leone K001000726
    Thomas, N.W. [10340], Sierra Leone K001000727
    Thomas, N.W. [10162], Sierra Leone K001000728
    Thomas, N.W. [10501], Sierra Leone K001000729
    Thomas, N.W. [10639], Sierra Leone K001000730
    Thomas, N.W. [10639], Sierra Leone K001000731
    Thomas, N.W. [10077], Sierra Leone K001000732
    Thomas, N.W. [10128], Sierra Leone K001000733
    Thomas, N.W. [10154], Sierra Leone K001000734
    Thomas, N.W. [9571], Sierra Leone K001000735
    Aylmer, G. [53], Sierra Leone K001000695
    Elliot, G.F.S. [5465], Sierra Leone K001000692
    Elliot, G.F.S. [5548], Sierra Leone K001000694
    Elliott, W.R. [220], Nigeria K001000807
    Elliott, W.R. [53], Nigeria K001000808
    van Meer, P.P.C. [468], Liberia K001000746
    s.coll [1639], Côte d'Ivoire K001000750
    s.coll [1957], Nigeria K001000809
    s.coll [2437], Nigeria K001000810
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [11565], Liberia K001000743
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [5902], Liberia K001000744
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [11131], Liberia K001000745
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [7093], Liberia K001000747
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [11261], Liberia K001000748
    Baldwin, J.T.Jr. [11559], Liberia K001000749
    Dalziel, Dr J.M. [1010], Sierra Leone K001000696
    Elliott, M.R. [53], Nigeria K001000806

    First published in Prodr. 3: 272 (1828)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 3: 64.
    • Chev. Bot. 266
    • F.T.A. 2: 437, partly (Smeathmann spec. only)
    • Prod. 3: 272 (1828)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    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