1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Rothmannia Thunb.
      1. Rothmannia octomera (Hook.) Fagerl.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest shrub or small tree, about 7 ft. high
    Calyx
    Calyx Very Dark Green very dark green"
    Corolla
    Corolla-tube Bright Green, Lobes White Within And Divided On The Back Longitudinally Into A Bright Green Half And A Creamish-white Half bright green, lobes white within and divided on the back longitudinally into a bright green half and a creamish-white half"
    Stamens
    Stamens Light Drab light drab"
    Style
    Style Cream cream"
    Stigma
    And Stigma Cream stigma cream"
    Fruits
    Fruits Green With Pale Green Speckles . fruits green with pale green speckles ".

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Rothmannia octomera (Hook.) Fagerl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2005 Tadjouteu, F. [623], Cameroon K000337972
    Jan 1, 1996 Sonké, B. [1196], Cameroon K000540844
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [875], Cameroon K000540846
    Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1059], Cameroon K000540845
    Nigeria 32134.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9318], Cameroon 6997.000
    Mann, G. [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000414786
    Cheek, M. [11053], Cameroon K000337932
    Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000414787

    First published in Ark. Bot. 30A(7): 39 (1943)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Arkiv för Bot. Stockh. 30A, 7: 39 (1943).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. (2007). The Rubiaceae of Cabinda (Angola) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 455-495.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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/
    © 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 2019. 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