1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Pterygota Schott & Endl.
      1. Pterygota macrocarpa K.Schum.

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

    [FWTA]

    Sterculiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 120 ft. high, with buttresses.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Pterygota macrocarpa K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9324], Cameroon K000027389
    Jun 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [13824], Cameroon K000094717
    Keay, R.W.J. [15284], Nigeria 15387.000
    Chevalier [22462] K000240927
    Zenker, G.A. [2652] K000240923
    Mildbraed G. W. J. [10701], Cameroon K000094712 Unknown type material
    Mildbraed G. W. J. [10778], Cameroon K000094713 Unknown type material

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 135 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Milne-Redhead in Kew Bull. 1950: 348, partly (excl. ref. frts., Maitland 445 and carpel walls associated with Maitland 90).
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 254, t. 226
    • in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 135, fig. 1, A–B (1900)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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