1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sabicea Aubl.
      1. Sabicea gabonica (Hiern) Hepper

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Gabon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing shrub up to 15 ft. high
    Fruits
    Fruits red
    Ecology
    Upland forest margins and stream sides.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

    Sabicea gabonica (Hiern) Hepper appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1996 Akogo, M. [173], Cameroon K000540870
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7057], Cameroon K000025298
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [347], Cameroon K000086381
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [381], Cameroon K000086382
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1006], Cameroon K000086380
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8410], Nigeria 3341.000
    Mann, G. [933], Gabon K000414551
    Mann, G. [933], Gabon K000414552
    Bates, G.L. [439], Cameroon Sabicea efulenensis K000414553 Unknown type material

    First published in Kew Bull. 13: 292 (1958)

    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.
    • Hall, J.B. (1980). Five new species of flowering plants from West Africa Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 50: 249-266.

    Literature

    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