Cnestis ferruginea Vahl ex DC.

First published in Prodr. 2: 87 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to South Sudan and N. Angola. It is a scrambling tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, 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.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • 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.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • 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. 30, fig. 3
  • Troupin in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 118
  • —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.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11047], Cameroon K000339688 No
May 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11787], Cameroon K000339689 No
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [618], Cameroon K000085744 No
Jan 1, 1993 Schlott, R.L. [8], Central African Republic 73295.000 No
Jan 1, 1987 Mann G. [753], Cameroon K000093045 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Mann G. [753], Cameroon K000093044 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [3326], Cameroon K000093043 No
Jan 1, 1987 Binuyo, A. [FHI 35571], Cameroon K000093042 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8688], Nigeria 11422.000 No
Hoyle, A.C. [700], Sudan 15910.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [5188], Sierra Leone 16430.000 No
Stavin, E.D. [12], Gambia 40491.000 No
Babington [s.n.] Cnestis fraterna K000430111 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

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

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