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

[FWTA]

Combretaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Large forest liane, especially by river banks
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, greenish-white or yellowish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit bulky, probably dispersed by water.

[FWTA]

Combretaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Forest liane
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits yellowish.

Native to:

Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Combretum cuspidatum Planch. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [313], Cameroon K000460098
Vogel [47], Sierra Leone K000232619 holotype
Vogel [47], Sierra Leone K000232620 Unknown type material
Mann [1156], Bioko K000232621 isotype
Gossweiler, J. [8186], Angola K000226406 isotype
Maitland, T.D. [1061], Cameroon K000050778
Maitland, T.D. [773], Cameroon K000050780
Maitland, T.D. [1061], Cameroon K000050777
Maitland, T.D. [380], Cameroon K000050774
Maitland, T.D. [380], Cameroon K000050773
Maitland, T.D. [773], Cameroon K000050779
Maitland, T.D. [380], Cameroon K000050775
Maitland, T.D. [1061], Cameroon K000050776

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 340 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.
  • Liben, L. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Combretaceae: 1-105. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. & Diels Monogr. Afr. Combretac. 21
  • Keay in Kew Bull. 1950: 252 (q.v. for full synonymy).
  • —F.T.A. 2: 426 (excl. Barter 1803)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

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