1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sabicea Aubl.
      1. Sabicea discolor Stapf

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing shrub
    Leaves
    Leaves white beneath
    Flowers
    Flowers pink or white.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A rather slender-branched pubescent climber with pale underleaf
    Flowers
    Flowers in woolly heads.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Sabicea discolor Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Vigne, C. [FH1642], Ghana K000043303
    Deighton, F.C. [2125], Sierra Leone K000043315
    Chevalier, A. [15343], Ivory Coast K000043301
    Small, D. [684], Sierra Leone 6292.000
    Small, D. [186], Sierra Leone K000043319
    Morton, J.K. [A344], Ghana K000043307
    Morton, J.K. [A258], Ghana K000043308
    Enti, A.A. [FH7546], Ghana K000043309
    Linder, D.H. [208], Liberia K000043300
    Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000043317 syntype
    Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000043318 syntype
    Bernardi, L. [8217], Ivory Coast K000043310
    Adam, J.G. [20859], Liberia K000043311
    Thomas, N.W. [5240], Sierra Leone K000043312
    Thomas, N.W. [1381], Sierra Leone K000043313
    Barker, A.J.D. [1227], Liberia K000043320
    Barker, A.J.D. [1329], Liberia K000043321
    Barker, A.J.D. [1209], Liberia K000043323
    Dinklage, M.J. [1903], Liberia K000043316 Unknown type material
    Williams, T.L. [433], Ghana K000043304
    Murphy, C.W. [679], Ghana K000043305
    Piening, L. [2356], Ghana K000043306
    Aylmer, G. [31], Sierra Leone K000043314
    Harley, J.D. [425], Liberia K000043322
    Jan 1, 2017 Thomas, N.W. [5275], Sierra Leone Sabicea arachnoidea K000043255 syntype
    Jan 1, 2017 Thomas, N.W. [5062], Sierra Leone Sabicea arachnoidea K000043256 syntype
    Jan 1, 2017 Thomas, N.W. [5703], Sierra Leone Sabicea arachnoidea K000043257 syntype

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 105 (1905)

    Accepted by

    • 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 35.
    • in J. Linn. Soc. 37: 105 (1905)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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
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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