1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Craterispermum Benth.
      1. Craterispermum caudatum Hutch.

        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 small tree about 15 ft. high, with green, glabrous branchlets
    Flowers
    Flowers white
    Fruits
    Fruits white, yellow or purple
    Ecology
    Understorey tree in forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Craterispermum caudatum Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [1181], Cameroon K000540948
    Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [1139], Cameroon K000540950
    Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [1041], Cameroon K000540973
    Jan 1, 1996 Sonké, B. [1103], Cameroon K000540966
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [1174], Cameroon K000540947
    Jan 1, 1996 Pouakouyou, D. [64], Cameroon K000540942
    Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1161], Cameroon K000540949
    Jan 1, 1996 Mbani, J. M. [413], Cameroon K000540945
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [324], Cameroon K000085506
    Nov 1, 1959 Chevalier [17017] K000379494
    Aylmer, G. [78], Sierra Leone K000379495 Unknown type material

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1920: 23 (1920)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lebrun, J.P. (1973). Énumération des plantes vasculaires du Sénégal: 1-209. Maisons Alfort: Institut d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Kew Bull. 1920: 23.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lebrun, J.P. (1973). Énumération des plantes vasculaires du Sénégal: 1-209. Maisons Alfort: Institut d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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