Mesanthemum Körn.

First published in Linnaea 27: 572 (1856)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa, Madagascar.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 260
  • Ruhland in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 30: 117 (1903).
  • in Linnaea 27: 572 (1856)

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • H. Hess in Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 65: 178 (1955)
  • Jacq.-Fél. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 94: 143–151 (1947)
  • Kimpouni in Fragm. Fl. Geobot. 39: 147–160 (1994)
  • Meikle in F.W.T.A., ed. 2, 3: 64 (1968)
  • N.E. Br. in F.T.A. 8: 260 (1901)
  • Ruhland in E.P. 4, 30: 117 (1903)
  • in Linnaea 27: 572 (1856)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4434 r] Cameroon K000540599 Yes
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4434 r] Cameroon K000212633 Yes
Jan 13, 1969 Jaeger, P. [1625] Sierra Leone K000346199 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 13, 1969 Jaeger, P. [1625] Sierra Leone K000346198 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hatet, S.V. [s.n.] Sierra Leone K000346204 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jacques-Felix, H. [2091] K000433035 Syntype Yes
Jacques-Felix, H. [2091] K000346200 Syntype Yes
{Lautenschlager} [159] Angola K002180840 Yes
Curror [s.n.] Angola K000346206 Type Yes
Curror [s.n.] Angola K000346201 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aniell [s.n.] Liberia K000346202 Type Yes
Sierra Leone K000346197 Type Yes
Aneil [s.n.] Liberia K000346203 Type Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0