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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Gabon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A rather scrambling or suberect herb, the stems soon glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
The inflorescence glandular-pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Blue flowers 3/4 in. or more long.

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria

Brillantaisia lancifolia Lindau appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [219], Cameroon K000109512
Jan 1, 2002 Mackinder, B. [335], Cameroon K000109471
Jan 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9701], Cameroon K000109472
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [223], Cameroon K000011268
Jun 8, 1960 Talbot, P.A. [1270], Nigeria K000393858
Jun 8, 1960 Talbot, P.A. [1270], Nigeria K000393859
Thomas, D.W. [2775], Cameroon K000029210
Mann, G. [1688], Gabon K000393853 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 17: 98 (1893)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Benoist in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 60: 335.
  • F.T.A. 5: 40
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 17: 98 (1893)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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