1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vangueriella Verdc.
      1. Vangueriella orthacantha (Mildbr.) Bridson & Verdc.

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

    [FWTA]

    Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A spiny shrub
    Ecology
    In moist forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Zaïre

    Vangueriella orthacantha (Mildbr.) Bridson & Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 7, 1989 Mildbraed, G.W.J. [8905], Cameroon K000043489 isotype
    Louis, J. [13562], Zaïre K000043494
    Louis, J. [15339], Zaïre K000043495
    Hall, J.B. [GC44148], Ghana K000043503
    Hall, J.B. [GC43357], Ghana K000043504
    Bamps, P. [632], Zaïre K000043496
    Adam, J.G. [25721], Liberia K000043500
    Aké Assi, L. [11689], Ivory Coast K000043501
    Aké Assi, L. [8462], Ivory Coast K000043502
    Evrard, C. [4095], Zaïre K000043493
    Evrard, C. [3570], Zaïre K000043497
    Evrard, C. [1121], Zaïre K000043498
    Hart, T.B. [1094], Zaïre K000043492
    Reygauli, F. [191], Zaïre K000043499

    First published in Kew Bull. 42: 198 (1987)

    Accepted by

    • Walters, G., Dauby, G., Stévart, T., Dessein, S., Niangadouma, R. & Lachenaud, O. (2011). Novitates Gabonenses 80. Additions and corrections to the flora of Gabon Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 423-442.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Walters, G., Dauby, G., Stévart, T., Dessein, S., Niangadouma, R. & Lachenaud, O. (2011). Novitates Gabonenses 80. Additions and corrections to the flora of Gabon Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 423-442.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    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 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