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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A herbaceous undershrub several feet high, woody below
Morphology General Indumentum
Glabrous except on the young parts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spikes of violet-purple flowers 11/2-2 in. long.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

Dischistocalyx thunbergiiflora (T.Anderson) T.Anderson ex B.D.Jacks. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2013 Xanthos, M. [148], Cameroon K000745961
Oct 1, 2013 Xanthos, M. [166], Cameroon K000745962
Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2587], Cameroon K000436776
Jul 1, 2005 Darbyshire, I. [124], Cameroon K000190114
Mar 1, 2005 Kenneth Tah [322], Cameroon K000437459
Richards, P.W. [5234], Cameroon K000029116

First published in Index Kew. 1: 782 (1893)

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. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bremekamp in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 73: 135 (1943).
  • in F.T.A. 5: 62 (1899)

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/
© 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