Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Duparquetia orchidacea Baill.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Caesalpiniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A shrub, usually scandent, or small tree, to 20 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Showy pink and white flowers.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

Duparquetia orchidacea Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2007 van der Burgt, X.M. [924], Cameroon 65121.000 No
Jun 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [862], Cameroon K000460232 No
Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [230], Cameroon K000051327 No
Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [260], Cameroon K000051330 No
Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3688], Cameroon K000086018 No
Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [999], Cameroon K000086017 No
Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [237], Cameroon K000092573 No
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [6122], Cameroon K000092584 No
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [6122], Cameroon K000092583 No
Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4221], Cameroon K000092582 No
Apr 1, 1978 Lowe J. [3680], Cameroon K000092581 No
Jan 1, 1968 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6896], Cameroon K000092575 No
Coombe, D.E. [177], Nigeria 15687.000 No
Cameroon 48090.000 No
Mann G. [2210], Cameroon K000092570 Unknown type material Yes
Mann G. [751] K000092571 Unknown type material Yes
Hutchinson, J. [148], Cameroon K000092578 No
Hutchinson, J. [148], Cameroon K000092579 No
Onochie, C.F.A. [30891], Cameroon K000092568 No
Mann G. [2210], Cameroon K000092569 Unknown type material Yes
Olorunfemi, J. [30533], Cameroon K000092577 No
Olorunfemi, J. [30533], Cameroon K000092576 No
Thomas, D.W. [2138], Cameroon K000092580 No

First published in Adansonia 6: 190 (1866)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Steyaert in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 545.
  • in Adansonia 6: 189, t. 4 (7 Oct., 1865)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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