Phyllobotryon spathulatum Müll.Arg.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Sparingly branched erect shrub or small tree, to 12 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves closely clustered at the ends of the branches, reddish when young
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Sepals and petals mauve, stamens cream, ovary light red, style deep purple-red
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits red.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

Phyllobotryon spathulatum Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2012 Cheek, M. [8627], Cameroon K000745550 No
Oct 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10246], Cameroon K000008989 No
Sep 1, 1991 Latilo, M.G. [FHI 43826], Cameroon K000106162 No
Jan 1, 1991 Brenan, J.P.M. [9306], Cameroon K000106218 No
Jan 1, 1987 Manning, S.D. [1705], Cameroon K000106209 No
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [7526], Cameroon K000106210 No
Jan 1, 1984 Thomas, D.W. [2310], Cameroon K000106161 No
Jun 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [15138], Cameroon K000106215 No
Jun 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [13710], Cameroon K000106216 No
Nov 1, 1973 Mann, G. [1737] K000231416 holotype Yes
Nov 1, 1973 Mann, G. [1737] K000231417 holotype Yes
Zenker, G.A. [3245], Cameroon K000231411 Yes
Soyaux, H. [32], Gabon K000231415 isotype Yes
Staudt, A. [865], Cameroon K000106217 No
Binuyo, A. [35177], Cameroon K000106213 No
Thomas, D.W. [4207], Cameroon K000106219 No
Thomas, D.W. [3197], Cameroon K000106208 No
Thomas, D.W. [3197], Cameroon K000106207 No
Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30648], Cameroon K000106214 No
Ejiofor, M.C. [29368], Cameroon K000106212 No
Ngalame, M.E. [FHI 29398], Cameroon K000106211 No
Onochie, C. [F.H.I. 33160], Nigeria Phyllobotryon soyauxianum 11628.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9306], Cameroon Phyllobotryon soyauxianum 16189.000 No

First published in Flora 47: 534 (1864)

Accepted by

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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