1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Corynanthe Welw.
      1. Corynanthe pachyceras K.Schum.

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

    [FWTA]

    Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A lower storey forest tree to 70 ft. high and 6 ft. girth
    Bole
    Deeply fluted, twisted bole, branching low
    Flowers
    Flowers white, in copious panicles, sweetly scented.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Corynanthe pachyceras K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2006 Harvey, Y.B. [144], Cameroon K000461012
    Jan 1, 1993 Zenker, G.A. [1327], Cameroon K000172518 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 1993 Zenker, G.A. [1296], Cameroon K000172519 isosyntype
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8609], Nigeria 5020.000
    Chevalier, A. [16141], Ivory Coast K000394907
    Chevalier, A. [16141], Ivory Coast K000394908

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 3: 96 (1901)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 296, t. 362
    • Kennedy For. Fl. S. Nig. 210.
    • W. Brandt in Archiv der Pharmazie 260: 62
    • in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. 3: 96 (1901)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    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/
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