Acanthus montanus (Nees) T.Anderson

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 37 (1863)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Sierra Leone, Benin to S. Chad and Zambia. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Costa Rica, Mauritius

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • 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.
  • Vollesen, K. (2013). Flora Zambesiaca 8(5): 1-184. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bot. Mag. 91: t. 5516 (1865)
  • F.T.A. 5: 107
  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 260, partly (specimens from N.Nig.-F.Po, fig. 268).
  • in J. Linn. Soc. 7: 37 (1863)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Clarke in F.T.A. 5: 107 (1899) in part.
  • Lebrun & Stork, Enum. Pl. Afr. Trop. 4: 466 (1997).
  • T. Anderson in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 37 (1863).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (2000). Flore des Mascareignes 127-135: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2020). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 4(1): 1-904. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2005 Etuge, M. [5261] Cameroon K000338349 No
Jan 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [222] Cameroon K000109423 Yes
Jan 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1526] Cameroon K000109422 Yes
Jul 1, 1999 Etuge, M. [3356] Cameroon K000339070 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Onana, J.-M. [592 a] Cameroon K000339071 Yes
Feb 1, 1996 Lane, P. [263] Cameroon K000109425 Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1493] Cameroon K000197502 No
Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [380] Cameroon K000011333 Yes
Jan 1, 1995 Gereau, R.E. [5652] Cameroon K000029282 No
Jul 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5667] Cameroon K000011336 Yes
Jul 1, 1994 Cable, S. [647] Cameroon K000011337 Yes
Jul 1, 1994 Cable, S. [647] Cameroon K000011338 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3793] Cameroon K000011334 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Lighava, M. [17] Cameroon K000011335 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Manning, S.D. [1066] Cameroon K000029283 No
Sep 1, 1988 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8974] Cameroon K000029281 No
Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [411] Cameroon K000029284 No
Nov 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13193] Cameroon K000029287 No
Jan 1, 1973 Morton, J.K. [974] Cameroon K000029278 No
Jan 1, 1961 Hepper, F.N. [2831] Cameroon K000029271 No
Feb 11, 1897 Vogel [239] Equatorial Guinea K000394330 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ekema, S.N. [562] Cameroon K001383770 Yes
Thomas, D.W. [10454] Cameroon K000745787 No
Curror [s.n.] Angola K001009517 Yes
Pollard, B.J.; Etuge; Djire; Tadjouteu; Acan; Bhandol; Reid; Harvey; Zapfack; Njume; Salazar [740] Cameroon K001495438 No
Thomas, D.W. [2751] Cameroon K000029286 No
Ekema, S.N. [562] Cameroon K001383765 Yes
Cable, S. [887] Cameroon K000011339 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [8563] Nigeria K:SPC-04315.000 No
Welwitsch [5076] Angola K001009514 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [774] Cameroon K000029276 No
Goyder, D. J.; Maiato, F.; Luis, J. C. [8612] Angola K001581888 Yes
Etuge, M.; Jeanne-Aimee; Ndene; Suinyuy; Tah; Bhandal [4481r] Cameroon K001518551 Yes
Johnston, H.H. [0 s.n.24] Cameroon K000029280 No
Welwitsch [5167] Angola K001009516 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [4461] Angola K001009518 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [1467] Nigeria K:SPC-13054.000 No
Barbosa, G. [11821] Angola K001009519 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [123] Cameroon K000029275 No
Thomas, D.W. [5163] Cameroon K000029285 No
Brunt, M.A. [917] Cameroon K000029270 No
Dunlap [127] Cameroon K000029274 No
Welwitsch [5167] Angola K001009515 Yes
Migeod, F., W. H. [249] Cameroon K000029273 No
Barter [1300] Nigeria K000394333 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gossweiler, J. [14200] Angola K000508527 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [460] Cameroon K000029277 No
Migeod, F., W. H. [249] Cameroon K000029272 No

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