Camoensia brevicalyx Benth.

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 25: 302 (1865)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nigeria to N. Angola. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni). Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Beentje, H. (2010). The Kew Plant Glossary. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Burkill, H.M. (1995). The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa, Vol. 3, Families J – L. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Groom, A. (2010). Camoensia brevicalyx. Assessment using IUCN Categories and Criteria 3.1 (IUCN 2001). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Waterman, P.G., Faulkner, D.F. (1982). Quinolizidine/indolizidine alkaloids from the seed of Camoensia brevicalyx. Phytochemistry 21(1): 215-218.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 2: 602
  • Toussaint in Fl. Congo Belge 4: 34.
  • —F.T.A. 2: 251

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2008 Mackinder, B.; Pollard; Okon [455] Cameroon K000580042 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Olorunfeui; Ariwaodo; Fagbemi [85] Nigeria K000387432 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [12559] Cameroon K000387418 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Angola K000387431 No
Lebrun, J.P. [6775] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387426 Yes
Klaine, R.P. [66] Gabon K000387421 Yes
McKey, D.B.; Gartlan, J.S. [208] Cameroon K000387419 Yes
Thonet, J. [130] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387429 Yes
Mann, G. [s.n.] Guinea K000555128 Type Yes
Mann, G. Guinea K000555129 Type Yes
Champluvier, D. [5205] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387422 Yes
Jans [192] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387423 Yes
McKey, D. [208] Cameroon K:SPC-39100.000 No
Louis, J. [2053] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387428 Yes
Eurarti, C. [3814] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387424 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. Nigeria K:SPC-13195.000 No
Leonard, J.J.G. [585] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387427 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [s.n.] Nigeria K000387433 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [769] Angola K000387430 No
Thomas, D.W. [236] Cameroon K000387420 Yes
Leonard, J.J.G. [689] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000387425 Yes

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