1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cuviera DC.
      1. Cuviera subuliflora Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. 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 15-25 ft. high, with horizontal branches
    Flowers
    Flowers reddish and green with yellow anthers
    Ecology
    At the edge of forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

    Cuviera subuliflora Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1998 Ndam, N. [1111], Cameroon K000436656
    Jan 1, 1998 Fraser, P. [469], Cameroon K000436265
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5172], Cameroon K000085874
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [247], Cameroon K000798154
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [880], Cameroon K000085873
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [19], Cameroon K000085875
    Gillett, J.B. [15279], Nigeria 31000.000
    Zenker, G.A. [1350], Cameroon K000412043 isolectotype

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 407 (1849)

    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.
    • 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
    • F.T.A. 3: 157 (1877).
    • in Fl. Nigrit. 407 (1849)
    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.
    • 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.

    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