Skip to main content
This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Cameroon, Bioko.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Acanthaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A procumbent herb trailing on moist ground on the forest floor
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers whitish with mauve markings.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

Afrofittonia silvestris Lindau appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2013 Cheek, M. [12454], Cameroon K000745955
Oct 1, 2013 Cheek, M. [12915], Cameroon K000745956
Oct 1, 2012 Stévart, T. [3179], Cameroon K000662390
Oct 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [8270], Cameroon K000518881
Jan 1, 2002 Plot Voucher [B 285], Cameroon K000190180
Jan 1, 1996 Banks, H. [42], Cameroon K000380312
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9846], Cameroon K000011344
Jan 1, 1994 Ekema, N. [477], Cameroon K000518904
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [866], Cameroon K000011345
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [919], Cameroon K000011346
Dec 1, 1993 Watts, J. [492], Cameroon K000085452
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [471], Cameroon K000011342
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [537], Cameroon K000011343
Mar 26, 1934 Talbot, P.A. [971], Nigeria K000378858
Mar 26, 1934 Talbot, P.A. [971], Nigeria K000378859
Keay, R.W.J. [28149], Nigeria 4316.000
Cheek, M. [5416], Cameroon K000011347
Burgt, X.M. van der [1721], Cameroon K001061989

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 407 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 608.
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 49: 407, fig. 2 (1913)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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