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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Half-woody herb or undershrub
Morphology General Indumentum
Shortly pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Purple flowers 1 in. long.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A low shrublet
Morphology General Indumentum
Shortly pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Pinkish or light purplish flowers 1 in. long.

Native to:

Burkina, Central African Repu, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

Dyschoriste heudelotiana (Nees) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 11, 1896 Heudelot [190], Gambia K000393827
Nov 11, 1896 Heudelot [144], Gambia K000393828
May 30, 1960 Chevalier, A. [367], Niger Dyschoriste pedicellata K000393829 isotype
Nov 4, 1896 [Ozanri, J.H.] [8], Gambia Dyschoriste pedicellata K000393830
Keay, R.W.J. [28029], Nigeria Dyschoriste pedicellata 2818.000

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 486 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 91, 95.
  • F.T.A. 5: 87
  • Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 486 (1891)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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