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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Scandent shrub
Morphology Leaves
Pale bract-like leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals red or purplish.

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

Combretum latialatum Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2003 Nemba, J. [162], Cameroon K000050830
Jan 1, 2003 Upson, T. [106], Cameroon K000050804
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [371], Cameroon K000437280
Jan 1, 1953 Maitland, T.D. [57a], Cameroon K000050826
Preuss, P.R. [1322a], Cameroon K000050828
Ndam, N. [539], Cameroon K000436696
Preuss, P.R. [1322a], Cameroon K000050827
Adebusuyi, J.K. [FHI 44043], Cameroon K000050825
Olorunfemi, J. [38052], Nigeria Quisqualis latialata 23948.000
Zenker, G.A. [1515], Cameroon Quisqualis latialata K000413886

First published in Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 3: 86 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Not accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Liben, L. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Combretaceae: 1-105. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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