1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vangueriella Verdc.
      1. Vangueriella vanguerioides (Hiern) Verdc.

        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
    Shrub or small tree up to about 25 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers greenish in lax branched cymes mostly at nodes below the leaves
    Ecology
    In secondary forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo

    Vangueriella vanguerioides (Hiern) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 7, 1989 Barter [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000412101 Unknown type material
    Deighton, F.C. [3256], Sierra Leone K000043506
    Deighton, F.C. [3218], Sierra Leone K000043507
    Dalziel, J.M. [969], Sierra Leone K000043508
    Jaeger, P. [6868], Sierra Leone K000043513
    Chevalier, A. [21462], Ivory Coast K000043521
    Harley, W.J. [1905], Liberia K000043518
    Hepper, F.N. [2544], Sierra Leone K000043509
    Morton, J.K. [SL3659], Sierra Leone K000043512
    Lane-Poole, C.E. [280], Sierra Leone K000043505
    Boughey, A.S. [GC18254], Ivory Coast K000043520
    Hall, J.B. [GC38503], Ghana K000043524
    Hall, J.B. [GC43454], Ghana K000043525
    Adam, J.G. [21161], Liberia K000043519
    Thomas, N.W. [2825], Sierra Leone K000043510
    Thomas, N.W. [10487], Sierra Leone K000043511
    Thomas, N.W. [1125], Sierra Leone K000043514
    Thomas, N.W. [744], Sierra Leone K000043515
    Thomas, N.W. [521], Sierra Leone K000043517
    Aké Assi, L. [8777], Ivory Coast K000043522
    Aké Assi, L. [10035], Ivory Coast K000043523

    First published in Kew Bull. 42: 193 (1987)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    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.
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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