Cnestis corniculata Lam.

First published in Encycl. 3: 23 (1789)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Sudan and Angola, E. Tanzania. It is a liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 166.
  • Schellenb. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Connarac. 48
  • —F.T.A. 1: 461

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2010 Tchiengue, B. [2833], Cameroon K000582137 No
May 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11032], Cameroon K000339687 No
Oct 1, 2000 Kenfack, D. [260], Cameroon K000025744 No
Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [195], Cameroon K000437085 No
Jan 1, 1997 Tekwe, C. [57], Cameroon K000436550 No
Jan 1, 1997 Kwangue, A. [58], Cameroon K000437273 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [154], Cameroon K000085730 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [294], Cameroon K000085737 No
Jan 1, 1997 Acworth, J.M. [338], Cameroon K000085739 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [1063], Cameroon K000085738 No
Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1138], Cameroon K000085736 No
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [758], Cameroon K000085747 No
Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3827], Cameroon K000381521 No
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [543], Cameroon K000381533 No
Jan 1, 1994 Baker, W.J. [303], Cameroon K000381552 No
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5496], Cameroon K000381523 No
Jan 1, 1994 Sonké, B. [723], Cameroon K000085751 No
Jan 1, 1994 von Rege, I. [10], Cameroon K000381548 No
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [682], Cameroon K000381526 No
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [934], Cameroon K000381541 No
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [117], Cameroon K000381520 No
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1118], Cameroon K000381531 No
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1222], Cameroon K000381519 No
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [308], Cameroon K000381529 No
Jan 1, 1992 Ndam, N. [176], Cameroon K000085752 No
Jan 1, 1987 Zenker, G.A. [1944], Cameroon K000430112 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Zenker, G.A. [1096], Cameroon K000430113 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [1153], Cameroon K000093050 No
Jan 1, 1987 Brenan, J.P.M. [9419], Cameroon K000093057 No
Jan 1, 1987 Brenan, J.P.M. [9474], Cameroon K000093059 No
Jan 1, 1987 Haerdi, F. [514/0], Tanzania K000430170 isoneotype Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Binuyo, A. [35605], Cameroon K000093055 No
Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [602], Cameroon K000093051 No
Jan 1, 1987 Brenan, J.P.M. [9474], Cameroon K000093058 No
Jan 1, 1987 Carmicheal, W. [126], Tanzania K000430171 neotype Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Brenan, J.P.M. [9419], Cameroon K000093056 No
Jan 1, 1987 Maitland, T.D. [602], Cameroon K000093052 No
Jan 1, 1987 Satabie, B. [273], Cameroon K000093053 No
Jan 1, 1987 Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30614], Cameroon K000093049 No
Zenker, G.A. [2157], Cameroon Cnestis leucantha K000430106 Unknown type material Yes
Klaine, R.P. [s.n.], Gabon Cnestis agelaeoides K000430115 Yes
Klaine, R.P. [s.n.], Gabon Cnestis agelaeoides K000430116 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Zenker [652], Cameroon Cnestis aurantiaca K000430114 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Dawodu, J.B. [194], Nigeria Cnestis longiflora K000430117 Unknown type material Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [8974], Nigeria Cnestis longiflora 15586.000 No
Soyaux, H. [143], Gabon Cnestis gabunensis K000430109 Unknown type material Yes
Soyaux, H. [253], Gabon Cnestis gabunensis K000430110 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Thomson, W.C. [90], Nigeria Cnestis grisea K000430118 holotype Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [9474], Cameroon Cnestis congolana 11420.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9419], Cameroon Cnestis congolana 11421.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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