1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vangueriella Verdc.
      1. Vangueriella spinosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) 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
    A shrub or small tree up to 12 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers greenish, the corolla appearing inflated
    Ecology
    In shady savanna woodland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo

    Vangueriella spinosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 7, 1989 Foster, E.W. [279], Nigeria K000412098 Unknown type material
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5064], Ghana Vangueriopsis leucodermis 12224.000
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5064B], Ghana Vangueriopsis leucodermis 12225.000
    Onochie, C.F.A. [34148], Nigeria Vangueriopsis leucodermis 5047.000

    First published in Kew Bull. 42: 194 (1987)

    Accepted by

    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • 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
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

    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