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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A straggling undershrub
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, 11/2 in. long.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

Barleria opaca (Vahl) Nees appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Kwangue, A. [36], Cameroon K000518906
Jan 1, 1961 Dunlap [142], Cameroon K000029262
Onochie [34948], Nigeria 13058.000
Maitland, T.D. [272], Cameroon K000029263
Maitland, T.D. [139], Cameroon K000029264
Dunlap [161], Cameroon K000029261
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28419], Cameroon K000029260

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 11: 230 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 497.
  • F.T.A. 5: 163
  • in DC. Prod. 11: 230 (1847)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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