1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Rutidea DC.
      1. Rutidea decorticata Hiern

        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 climbing shrub up to 30 ft. high
    Bark
    The papery outer bark peeling off
    Flowers
    Flowers in slender, lax, divaricately branched panicles 2-3 in. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Rutidea decorticata Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13652], Cameroon K000580307
    Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13412], Cameroon K000580308
    Nov 1, 2008 Harvey, Y.B. [309], Cameroon K000580306
    Mar 1, 2005 Kenneth Tah [307], Cameroon K000518616
    Mar 1, 2005 Kenneth Tah [305], Cameroon K000518618
    Nov 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7842], Cameroon K000109813
    Nov 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7878], Cameroon K000109814
    Nov 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7215], Cameroon K000109818
    Nov 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8912], Cameroon K000109820
    Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2866], Cameroon K000109816
    Nov 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [380], Cameroon K000109817
    Nov 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [42], Cameroon K000109812
    Nov 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [157], Cameroon K000109815
    Jan 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [9870], Cameroon K000086418
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5126], Cameroon K000086413
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5478], Cameroon K000086420
    Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3676], Cameroon K000086422
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [492], Cameroon K000086414
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [196], Cameroon K000086415
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1391], Cameroon K000086419
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [373], Cameroon K000086425
    Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [42], Cameroon K000086416
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [690], Cameroon K000085365
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [790], Cameroon K000086417
    Jan 1, 1995 Mbani, J. M. [14], Cameroon K000085368
    Jan 1, 1994 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1072], Cameroon K000540860
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [561], Cameroon K000086424
    Jan 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [190], Cameroon K000086421
    Jan 1, 1994 Nkeng, P. [31], Cameroon K000086423
    Jan 1, 1990 Etuge, M. [302], Cameroon K000109819
    Mann, G. [2157] K000412174 holotype
    Mann, G. [2157] K000412173 isotype
    Talbot, P.A. [3829], Nigeria K000412172 isotype
    Soyaux, H. [177], Gabon K000412159 isotype

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 3: 190 (1877)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in F.T.A. 3: 190 (1877).

    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
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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