1. Family: Apocynaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Anisopus N.E.Br.
      1. Anisopus mannii N.E.Br.

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

    [FWTA]

    Asclepiadaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A strong climber
    Flowers
    Greenish flowers in globose lateral umbelliform cymes
    Fruits
    Horizontally opposed follicles 6-8 in. long about 1/2 in. thick, tapering to a slightly hooked point at the apex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Zaïre

    Anisopus mannii N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Bates, G.L. [1427], Cameroon K000042531 isotype
    Jan 1, 1993 Johnson, W.H. [1078], Ghana K000042527 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Staudt, A. [356], Cameroon K000042530 Unknown type material
    Akpabla, G.K. [1114], Nigeria 57792.000
    Mann, G. [1862], Bioko K000042528 Unknown type material
    Mann, G. [1862], Bioko K000042529
    Johnson [1078], Ghana 57795.000
    Bates, G.L. [1427], Cameroon 57793.000
    Mann, Gabon 57794.000

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 259 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Aedo, C., Tellería, M.T. & Velayos, M. (eds.) (1999). Bases Documentales para la Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial; Plantas vascularis y hongos: 1-414. CSIC, real jardín Botánico, Madrid.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Bullock in Kew Bull. 11: 511 (1957).
    • F.T.A. 4, 1: 416
    • in Kew Bull. 1895: 259
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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