1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sabicea Aubl.
      1. Sabicea capitellata Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. 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
    Indumentum
    Rufose-pilose branchlets
    Flowers
    Flowers pinkish-brown
    Fruits
    Fruits red, yielding a red juice, with stiff grey hairs.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

    Sabicea capitellata Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [8859], Cameroon K000025301
    Jan 1, 2002 Onana, J.-M. [593 A], Cameroon K000025305
    Jan 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [150], Cameroon K000025300
    Jan 1, 2002 Mackinder, B. [159], Cameroon K000025299
    Jan 1, 1996 Ndam, N. [1135], Cameroon K000540865
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [994], Cameroon K000086383
    Apr 19, 1969 Zenker, G.A. [1141], Cameroon K000414542
    Brenan, J.P. [9299], Cameroon 3340.000
    Mann [41], Equatorial Guinea K000414545
    Vogel [s.n.] K000414543
    Vogel, T. [88], Equatorial Guinea K000414544
    Jan 1, 2017 Holland, J.H. [262], Nigeria Sabicea brunnea K000662776 syntype

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 398 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • 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
    • Wernham Monogr. Sabicea 65.
    • in Fl. Nigrit. 398 (1849)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    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