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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Labiatae, J. K. Morton. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An erect, herbaceous undershrub up to about 8 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Dense spikes of purplish or purple-marked flowers.

Native to:

Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria

Achyrospermum africanum Hook.f. ex Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [605], Cameroon K000212640
Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [505], Cameroon K000212652
Dec 1, 2003 Onana, J.-M. [1922], Cameroon K000212638
Dec 1, 2003 Onana, J.-M. [1806], Cameroon K000212636
Dec 1, 2003 Ghogue, J.-P. [1021], Cameroon K000212634
Dec 1, 2003 Pollard, B.J. [437], Cameroon K000212648
May 1, 2001 Lane, P. [348], Cameroon K000011341
May 1, 2001 Williams, S. [139], Cameroon K000011340
Mar 1, 1996 Schoenenberger, J. [12], Cameroon K000051133
Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1304], Cameroon K000086194
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7486], Cameroon K000093565
May 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5627], Cameroon K000051134
Jan 1, 1995 Thompson, S.A. [1516], Cameroon K000025245
Jan 1, 1995 Etuge, M. [441], Cameroon K000025243
Jan 1, 1991 Thomas, D.W. [2622], Cameroon K000025242
Jan 1, 1991 Thomas, D.W. [2622], Cameroon K000025244
Jan 1, 1960 Morton, J.K. [700], Cameroon K000025262
Jan 1, 1960 Keay, R.W.J. [37483], Cameroon K000025250
Jan 1, 1958 Akpabla, G.K. [10522], Cameroon K000025252
Jan 1, 1934 Mann, G. [1949], Cameroon K000025259
Jan 1, 1934 Dunlap [151], Cameroon K000025253
Keay, R.W.J. [37240], Nigeria 3652.000
Mann G. [1297], Cameroon K000025246 Unknown type material
Maitland, T.D. [127], Cameroon K000025254
Maitland, T.D. [546], Cameroon K000025257
Kalbreyer, W. [99], Cameroon K000025261
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28478], Cameroon K000025260
Maitland, T.D. [267], Cameroon K000025255
Rudatis, H. [0 s.n.], Cameroon K000025247
Maitland, T.D. [267], Cameroon K000025256
Breteler, F.J. [295], Cameroon K000025248
Keay, R.W.J. [28650], Cameroon K000025258
Chevalier, A. [20347], Guinea Achyrospermum peulhorum K000193093 Unknown type material

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 5: 465 (1910)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in F.T.A. 5: 465 (1900).

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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