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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Ivory Coast to Central African Republic.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Periplocaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An erect herb to 3 ft. high
Ecology
Of open Isoberlinia-Uapaca woodland.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria

Raphionacme keayi Bullock appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1952 Mildbraed, J. [9664], Cameroon K000234185
Aug 1, 1952 Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 25990], Nigeria K000234187 Unknown type material
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 25990], Nigeria 22858.000 Unknown type material
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 25983], Nigeria 22859.000

First published in Kew Bull. 8: 63 (1953)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 8: 63 (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Venter, H.J.T. (2009). A taxonomic revision of Raphianacme (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) South African Journal of Botany 75: 292-350.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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