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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Guianas to N. Brazil, W. & W. Central Brazil.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Suriname

Ptychopetalum Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in London J. Bot. 2: 276 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Sleumer in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 16B: 24 (1935).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 347

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0