1. Pentas longiflora Oliv.

    1. This is a synonym of Dolichopentas longiflora (Oliv.) Kårehed & B.Bremer

Pentas longiflora Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 335 (1887)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226. [Cited as Dolichopentas longiflora.]


Flora of Tropical East Africa
  • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 404, fig. (1974).
  • E. Lind & A. Tallantire, Some Common Flowering Plants of Uganda, ed. 2: 160 (1972).
  • Verdc. in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 23: 282, fig. 32/D & I (1953).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 517 (1949).
  • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 2: 328 (1947).
  • Oliv. in Trans. Linn. Soc, ser. 2, 2: 335 (1887).


Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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