1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sabicea Aubl.
      1. Sabicea medusula K.Schum. ex Wernham

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nigeria to N. DR Congo.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Creeping herb about 6 ins. high
    Leaves
    Leaves white-felted beneath
    Fruits
    Fruits white
    Ecology
    In high forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Sabicea medusula K.Schum. ex Wernham appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2017 Zenker, G. [4414], Cameroon K001290449 isolectotype
    Coombe, D.E. [237], Cameroon 931.000
    Zenker, G.A. [2095], Cameroon K000414627
    Jan 1, 1996 Sonké, B. [1115], Cameroon Pseudosabicea medusula K000541082
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [870], Cameroon Pseudosabicea medusula K000541023
    Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1220], Cameroon Pseudosabicea medusula K000541019
    Jan 1, 1996 Batoum, A. [14], Cameroon Pseudosabicea medusula K000541018
    Jan 1, 1990 Nemba, J. [579], Cameroon Pseudosabicea medusula K000025309

    First published in Monogr. Sabicea: 44 (1914)

    Not 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. [Cited as Pseudosabicea medusula.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Monogr. Sabicea 44, t. 6, 1-3 (1914)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lachenaud, O. (2009). La flore des plantes vasculaires de la République du Congo: nouvelles données Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 199-214.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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