1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Rutidea DC.
      1. Rutidea glabra 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
    Slender rambling shrub
    Bark
    Papery outer bark sometimes peeling when dry
    Flowers
    Flowers white in compact terminal panicles.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria

    Rutidea glabra Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10294], Cameroon K000109811
    Nov 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [8129], Cameroon K000510920
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [360], Cameroon K000086427
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [280], Cameroon K000086429
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [339], Cameroon K000086430
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1451], Cameroon K000086426
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [272], Cameroon K000086428
    Jan 1, 1995 Etuge, M. [1239], Cameroon K000086432
    Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [114], Cameroon K000086431
    Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1022], Cameroon K000540953
    Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1199b], Cameroon K000540963
    Preuss [37] K000412170 isosyntype
    Zenker, G.A. [1646], Cameroon K000412156 isosyntype
    Soyaux, H. [23], Gabon K000412155 isosyntype
    Thomas, W.C. [107], Nigeria K000412169 holotype

    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
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 83, partly (excl. syn. R. membranacea Hiern).
    • in F.T.A. 3: 190 (1877)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

    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/
    © 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