Cnestis Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl.: 374 (1789)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & S. Africa to Malesia.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Benin, Borneo, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Schellenb. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Connarac. 28 (1938).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 460

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl.: 374 (1789).
  • Schellenb. in Engl., Pflanzenr. IV, 127: 29 (1938).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. Pl. 374 (1789)
  • Schellenb. in E.P. IV. 127: 29 (1938)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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