Raphia P.Beauv.

First published in Fl. Oware 1: 75 (1806)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Central America to Brazil.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Brazil North, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Panamá, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Mauritius, Réunion, Seychelles, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

  • J. Dransfield & N. Uhl & C. Asmussen & W.J. Baker & M. Harley & C. Lewis, Genera Palmarum. The evolution and classification of palms. 2008

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 104
  • Fl. Oware 1: 75 (1806)
  • Russell in Kew Bull. 19: 173-196 (1965).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Chev. in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 12: 93–104, 198–213 (1932)
  • Agric. Col. 4: 137–170 (1910)
  • Becc. in Webbia 3: 37 (1910)
  • Fl. Owar. 1: 75 (1809)
  • T.A. Russell in K.B. 19:173–196 (1965)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 22, 2006 Cheek, M. [11780], Cameroon K000209113 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

    • Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
    • Content licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0