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  1. Family: Polygalaceae Hoffmanns. & Link
    1. Genus: Polygala Tourn. ex L.
      1. Polygala tenuicaulis Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Erect annual, usually branched 1–2 or more ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers pink or purplish.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Polygala tenuicaulis Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [268], Cameroon K000381399
    Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [304], Cameroon K000381400
    Nov 1, 1974 Mann G. [1982], Cameroon K000106272 Unknown type material
    Nov 1, 1974 Mann G. [1282], Cameroon K000106273 Unknown type material
    Morton, J.K. [823], Cameroon K000106276
    Morton, J.K. [603], Cameroon K000106277
    Maitland, T.D. [963], Cameroon K000106274
    Maitland, T.D. [1010], Cameroon K000106275
    Boughey, A.S. [10623], Cameroon K000106278
    Hedberg, O. [93124], Cameroon K000087431

    Bibliography

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 182 (1863)

    Accepted by

    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Chev. Fl. Viv. 1: 269.
    • Chodat Monogr. Polygal. 335
    • —F.T.A. 1: 127 (excl. var. longifolia Oliv.)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    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.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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