1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cuviera DC.
      1. Cuviera calycosa Wernham

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to 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 20 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers white turning yellow and with a red centre
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Cuviera calycosa Wernham appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Talbot, P.A. [3300], Nigeria K000412057 isolectotype
    Talbot, P.A. [3300], Nigeria K000412058 isolectotype

    First published in J. Bot. 52: 7 (1914)

    Accepted by

    • Lachenaud, O. (2009). La flore des plantes vasculaires de la République du Congo: nouvelles données Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 199-214.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in J. Bot. 52: 7 (1914).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Verstraete, B., Lachenaud, O., Smets, E., Dessein, S. & Sonké, B. (2013). Taxonomy and phylogenetics of Cuviera (Rubiaceae - Vanguerieae) and reinstatement of Globulostylis with the description of three new species Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 173: 407-411.
    • Lachenaud, O. (2009). La flore des plantes vasculaires de la République du Congo: nouvelles données Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 199-214.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

    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 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