1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Polysphaeria Hook.f.
      1. Polysphaeria macrophylla K.Schum.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest shrub or small tree
    Flowers
    Flowers cream tinged pink
    Calyx
    Red calyx
    Fruits
    Fruits blue-black.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Liberia, Nigeria

    Polysphaeria macrophylla K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1996 Acworth, J.M. [282], Cameroon K000540992
    Jan 1, 1996 Acworth, J.M. [132], Cameroon K000541010
    Jan 1, 1996 Sonké, B. [1101], Cameroon K000541003
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [1058], Cameroon K000541007
    Jan 1, 1996 Akogo, M. [279], Cameroon K000541001
    Jan 1, 1996 Fraser, P. [453], Cameroon K000540993
    Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3658], Cameroon K000541035
    Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3796], Cameroon K000541041
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [796], Cameroon K000541008
    Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [685], Cameroon K000541009
    Jan 1, 1994 Baker, W.J. [355], Cameroon K000541043
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [797], Cameroon K000541040
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [920], Cameroon K000541042
    Jan 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [32], Cameroon K000541044
    Jan 1, 1992 Sonké, B. [299], Cameroon K000087274

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 349 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • 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
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 33: 349 (1903)

    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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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