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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Lobeliaceae, E. Wimmer. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A weak herb, about 8 in. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers lilac or blue-violet.

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

Dielsantha galeopsoides (Engl. & Diels) E.Wimm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1592], Cameroon K000749679
Jan 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4460], Cameroon K000027455
Jan 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4355], Cameroon K000027453
Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [7889], Cameroon K000008790
Zenker, G.A. [1375], Cameroon K000228748 Unknown type material

First published in Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 56: 373 (1948)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Lachenaud, O. (2009). La flore des plantes vasculaires de la République du Congo: nouvelles données Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 199-214.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. Pflanzenr. 4, 276b, Campanulac.-Lobelioid.: 743 (1953)

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