1. Family: Myrtaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Eugenia P.Micheli ex L.
      1. Eugenia leonensis Engl. & Brehmer

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A shrub
    Flowers
    Small white flowers
    Ecology
    Often on rocky hills
    Growth
    Stunted
    Leaves
    With very small leaves
    Note
    Resembling the European Box, in exposed sites.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Eugenia leonensis Engl. & Brehmer appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2002 Keay, R.W.J. [28662], Cameroon K000050099
    Morton [SL 2983], Sierra Leone K001000645
    Morton [SL 1907], Sierra Leone K001000646
    Vigne, C. [1938], Ghana K001000684
    Deighton, F.C. [3149], Sierra Leone K001000639
    Deighton, F.C. [3903], Sierra Leone K001000672
    Adames, P. [834], Liberia K001000674
    Jaeger, P. [9527], Liberia K001000677
    Morton, J.K. [3635], Sierra Leone K001000644
    Morton, J.K. [SL 1367], Sierra Leone K001000647
    Scott Elliot, G.F. [3963], Sierra Leone K000312504 Unknown type material
    Burbidge, K. [503], Sierra Leone K001000668
    Burbidge, K. [484], Sierra Leone K001000670
    Burbidge, K. [496], Sierra Leone K001000671
    Linder, D.H. [1113], Liberia K001000665
    Oldeman, R.A.A. [248], Côte d'Ivoire K001000681
    Oldeman, R.A.A. [54], Côte d'Ivoire K001000682
    Adam, J.G. [20621], Liberia K001000675
    Adam, J.G. [21038], Liberia K001000676
    Thomas, N.W. [830], Sierra Leone K001000666
    Thomas, N.W. [412], Sierra Leone K001000667
    Thomas, N.W. [453], Sierra Leone K001000669
    Thomas, N.W. [678], Sierra Leone K001000673
    de Wilde, J.J.F.E. [3222], Côte d'Ivoire K001000679
    Lisowski, S. [25267], Equatorial Guinea K001000640
    Schnell, R. [997], Côte d'Ivoire K001000680
    Geerling, C. [1691], Côte d'Ivoire K001000678
    Geerling, C. [2638], Côte d'Ivoire K001000683
    Elliot, G.F.S. [s.n.], Sierra Leone K001000637
    Jenik [1112], Ghana K001000685
    Merton [s.n.], Sierra Leone K001000643
    Barten [s.n.], Sierra Leone K001000636
    s.coll [5476], Sierra Leone K001000631
    s.coll [s.n.], Sierra Leone K001000632
    s.coll [s.n.], Sierra Leone K001000633
    s.coll [5622], Sierra Leone K001000635
    s.coll [5483], Sierra Leone K001000638
    s.coll [13205], Equatorial Guinea K001000641
    s.coll [12345], Equatorial Guinea K001000642
    s.coll [11], Ghana K001000686
    Dalziel, Dr J.M. [933], Sierra Leone K001000630
    Limba [5542], Sierra Leone K001000634

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 329 (1917)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 87.
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 54: 329 (1917).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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