Ehretia cymosa Thonn.

First published in H.C.F.Schumacher, Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 129 (1827)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Eritrea and Uganda, W. Indian Ocean. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Aldabra, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Réunion

Synonyms

Homotypic 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.
  • Autrey, J.C., Bosser, J. & Ferguson, I.K. (eds.) (2005). Flore des Mascareignes 121-126: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Miller, J.S. & al. (2021). Flora of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands : Boraginales, Olacaceae and allies, Apiaceae. Collection: Faune et Flore Tropicales: 1-448. Publications scientifiques du Muséum, Paris; IRD, Marseille.
  • 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.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 217, t. 332, 6-9.
  • Beskr. Guin. Pl. 129 (1827)
  • Brenan in Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 9, 1: 4 (1954)
  • Chev. Bot. 449
  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 25
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 195

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aubrév., Fl. For. Côte d’Ivoire, ed. 2, 3: 217, t. 332/69 (1959).
  • Bak. & Wright in Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 25 (1905).
  • Brenan in Mem. N.Y. Bot. Gard. 9(1): 5 (1954).
  • Heine in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 318 (1963).
  • Riedl in Linzer Biol. Beitr. 17: 303–315 (1985).
  • Taton, Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Borag.: 22 (1971).
  • Thonn. in Schumach. & Thonn., Beskr. Guin. Pl.: 129 (1827).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Milne-Redhead, E. [5122], Ghana 17688.000 No
Maitland, T.D. [694], Cameroon K000029801 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

  • 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