1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hekistocarpa Hook.f.
      1. Hekistocarpa minutiflora Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, S. Nigeria to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Herb or undershrub 2-5 ft. high, trailing and forming thickets
    Leaves
    Midrib beneath often purplish
    Flowers
    Flowers white
    Calyx
    Calyx purplish
    Ecology
    In forest, often beside water.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria

    Hekistocarpa minutiflora Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [857], Cameroon K000518615
    Jul 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11087], Cameroon K000461013
    Jul 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11555], Cameroon K000461014
    Jan 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10370], Cameroon K000109707
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [683], Cameroon K000027593
    Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [234], Cameroon K000086256
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5103], Cameroon K000086255
    Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3861], Cameroon K000086254
    Jan 1, 1994 Baker, W.J. [338], Cameroon K000086257
    Jan 1, 1994 Baker, W.J. [265], Cameroon K000086259
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1022], Cameroon K000086258
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [564], Cameroon K000086260
    Sonké, B. [316], Cameroon K000093848

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1151 (1873)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 3: 65.
    • Ic. Pl. t. 1151 (1873)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.

    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