Telosma africana (N.E.Br.) N.E.Br.

First published in W.H.Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 4(1): 776 (1908)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa, Yemen. It is a liana and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 57.
  • in U.S. Dept. Agric. Contrib. Nat. Herb. 9: 384 (1905)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Hedberg, I., Friis, I. & Persson, E. (2009). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 1: 1-305. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F.W.T.A. ed. 2, 2: 97 (1963).
  • Fl. Cap. 4(1): 776 (1908)
  • T.T.C.L.: 68 (1949)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2008 Onana, J.-M. [2803], Cameroon K000580053 No
Oct 1, 2008 Onana, J.-M. [2889], Cameroon K000580055 No
Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [11815], Cameroon K000580054 No
Jan 1, 2006 Tadjouteu, F. [622], Cameroon K000460268 No
Apr 1, 2005 Van der Burg, W.J. [1326], Togo K000239984 No
Dec 1, 2004 Etuge, M. [5116], Cameroon K000199923 No
Nov 17, 1979 Hakki, M. [79], Togo K000239982 No
Jan 1, 1967 Morton, J.K. [499], Ghana K000239981 No
Jan 1, 1960 Yallah [8], Liberia K000239966 No
May 13, 1953 Morton, J.K. [7619], Ghana K000239971 No
Meikle, R.D. [1427], Nigeria 23266.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 25892], Nigeria 23686.000 No
Wood, J.M. [2295], South Africa K000305424 syntype Yes
McKen, M.J. [2], South Africa K000305425 syntype Yes
Thomson, W.C. [113], Nigeria K000305426 syntype Yes
Rowland [s.n.], Nigeria K000305427 syntype Yes
Barter [s.n.], Nigeria K000305428 lectotype Yes
Barter [3332], Nigeria K000305429 syntype Yes
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5498], Sierra Leone K000305432 syntype Yes
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5553], Sierra Leone K000305431 syntype Yes
Scott Elliot, G.F. [5489], Sierra Leone K000305430 syntype Yes
Garnier, P. [29], Côte d'Ivoire K000239970 No
Irvine, F.R. [1559], Ghana K000239977 No
Killick, H.J. [225], Nigeria K000239989 No
Onyeachusim, H.D. [47235], Nigeria K000239991 No
Pilz, E. [2105], Nigeria K000239995 No
Ern, H. [3258], Togo K000239983 No
Tamajong, S. [FHI 23268], Nigeria K000239994 No
Thomas, N.W. [9833], Sierra Leone K000239985 No
Hall, J.B. [1333], Ghana K000239972 Yes
Adams, C.D. [4342], Ghana K000239976 No
Adams, C.D. [2474], Ghana K000239980 No
Garnier, P. [101], Côte d'Ivoire K000239969 No
Ratilo, M.G. [31774], Nigeria K000239987 No
Killick, H.J. [225], Nigeria K000239990 No
Farmar, l. [414], Ghana K000239973 No
Vigne, G. [4376], Ghana K000239975 No
Vigne, G. [3739], Ghana K000239978 No
Thomas, A.S. [177], Ghana K000239979 No
Deighton, F.C. [3930], Sierra Leone K000239986 No
Binuyo, A. [FHI 35556], Cameroon K000028340 No
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 19165], Nigeria K000239988 No
Meikle, R.D. [1427], Nigeria K000239992 No
Vigne, G. [1904], Ghana K000239974 No
s.coll. [8800], Nigeria K000239993 No
Roberty, G. [17851], Guinea K000239967 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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 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