1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cuviera DC.
      1. Cuviera longiflora Hiern

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nigeria to NE. Gabon, Bioko.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A small glabrous tree up to 30 ft. high, with arching branches
    Note
    Usually infested with ants
    Flowers
    Flowers green
    Bracts
    Pale yellowish bracts
    Ecology
    In montane forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

    Cuviera longiflora Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2013 Thomas, D.W. [10459], Cameroon K000745597
    Oct 1, 2008 Harvey, Y.B. [320], Cameroon K000580099
    Oct 1, 2008 Onana, J.-M. [3615], Cameroon K000580097
    Mar 1, 2005 Tchiengue, B. [1905], Cameroon K000518696
    Jun 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10513], Cameroon K000746546
    Dec 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10496], Cameroon K000746488
    Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [1030], Cameroon 76096.000
    Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [1030], Cameroon K000746489
    Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [447], Cameroon K000746490
    Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2550], Cameroon K000109879
    Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2808], Cameroon K000109880
    Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3283], Cameroon K000109878
    Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4051], Cameroon K000109875
    Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2534], Cameroon K000109877
    Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4538], Cameroon K000338451
    Aug 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [3410], Cameroon K000338452
    Feb 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [892], Cameroon K000338453
    Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [298], Cameroon K000085864
    Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [460], Cameroon K000085867
    Dec 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7305], Cameroon K000085868
    Dec 1, 1995 Cable, S. [764], Cameroon K000085869
    Dec 1, 1995 Elad, M. [101], Cameroon K000085863
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [14], Cameroon K000085865
    Jan 1, 1994 Mbani, J. M. [55], Cameroon K000085866
    Mann [1211], Cameroon K000412049 lectotype
    Mann [1211], Cameroon K000412050 isolectotype

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 3: 157 (1877)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Figueiredo, E. (2007). The Rubiaceae of Cabinda (Angola) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 455-495.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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
    • Hepper in Kew Bull. 16: 453 (1963).
    • in F.T.A. 3: 157 (1877)
    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.
    • Figueiredo, E. (2007). The Rubiaceae of Cabinda (Angola) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 455-495.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    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 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