Family:
Rubiaceae Juss.

Uncaria angolensis (Havil.) Welw. ex Hutch. & Dalziel

This species is accepted, and its native range is Ivory Coast to Ethiopia and N. Angola.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Uncaria angolensis (Havil.) Welw. ex Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Onochie, C.F. [34065], Nigeria 5044.000 No
Apr 1, 1975 Dawe, M.T. [704], Uganda Uncaria africana subsp. lacus-victoriae K000394913 holotype Yes
Welwitsch [3030], Angola Uncaria africana subsp. angolensis K000394911 Yes
Welwitsch [3031], Angola Uncaria africana subsp. angolensis K000394912 Yes

First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 99 (1931)

Not 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. [Cited as Uncaria africana subsp. angolensis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Ntore, S. & Lachenaud, O. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Rubiaceae (Tribu XIII-XV): 1-101. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    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 2022. 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 2022. 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