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  1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Psydrax Gaertn.
      1. Psydrax horizontalis (Schumach. & Thonn.) Bridson

        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
    Glabrous shrub, more or less scrambling
    Flowers
    Flowers greenish-white
    Fruits
    Fruits black
    Ecology
    Beside streams usually in savanna.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Psydrax horizontalis (Schumach. & Thonn.) Bridson appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2006 Burgt, X.M. van der [812], Cameroon K000436212
    Jan 1, 1986 Breteler, F.J. [5888], Côte d'Ivoire K000384220
    Jan 1, 1984 Deighton, F.C. [3996], Sierra Leone K000384228
    Jan 1, 1984 Melville, F.A. [402], Sierra Leone K000384231
    Jan 1, 1984 Hepper, F.N. [7876], Côte d'Ivoire K000384217
    Jan 1, 1984 Hepper, F.N. [4758], Sierra Leone K000384230
    Jan 1, 1984 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [3821], Côte d'Ivoire K000384218
    Jan 1, 1984 Linder, D.H. [1570], Liberia K000384214
    Jan 1, 1984 Santo, E. [1797], Guinea-Bissau K000384221
    Jan 1, 1984 Santo, E. [1855], Guinea-Bissau K000384222
    Jan 1, 1984 Warnecke [120], Togo K000422526 isotype
    Jan 1, 1984 Adam, J.G. [20569], Liberia K000384213
    Jan 1, 1984 Thomas, N.W. [3326], Sierra Leone K000384229
    Jan 1, 1984 Heudelot [567], Senegal K000384223
    Jan 1, 1984 Heudelot [567], Senegal K000384224
    Jan 1, 1984 Dinklage, M. [2035], Liberia K000384215
    Jan 1, 1984 Thonning [s.n.], Guinea K000384225 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1984 Roberty, G. [15389], Côte d'Ivoire K000384219
    Jan 1, 1972 Breteler, F.J. [7298], Togo K000384212
    Jan 1, 1960 Thomas, N.W. [4362], Sierra Leone K000384227
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5119], Ghana 12181.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5119B], Ghana 4684.000
    Meikle, R.D. [777], Nigeria 848.000
    Geerling, C. [1376], Burkina Faso K000211671
    Aké Assi, L. [20407], Côte d'Ivoire K000384216
    s.coll. [s.n.], Ghana K000384226 Unknown type material
    Floret, J.J. [1395], Mali K000211672

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 40: 722 (1985)

    Accepted by

    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • 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

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • 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
    '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 2020. 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 2020. 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