1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Stipularia P.Beauv.
      1. Stipularia elliptica Schweinf. ex Hiern

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to South Sudan.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Soft-stemmed shrub about 4 ft. high, with quadrangular branches
    Indumentum
    Hoary on the young parts and underleaf
    Flowers
    Flowers white, enclosed in an urn-shaped involucre of red-tinged bracts
    Ecology
    In wet places.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Sudan, Zaïre

    Stipularia elliptica Schweinf. ex Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schweinfurth, G. [3721], Sudan K000414618
    Schweinfurth, G. [3751], Sudan K000414619
    Harris, D.J. [1096], Central African Republic 61388.000
    Barter [166] K000414621

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 3: 80 (1877)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.

    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