Elytraria marginata Vahl

First published in Enum. Pl. 1: 108 (1804)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Uganda and Angola. It is an annual or perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Malaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Daniel, T.D. & McDade, L.A. (2014). Nelsonioideae (Lamiales: Acanthaceae): revision of genera and catalog of species. Aliso 32: 1-45.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sukhorukov, A.P. & al. (2018). Chorological and taxonomic notes on African Plants, 3. Acta Botanica Gallica: Botany Letters 165: 228-240.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.
  • Velayos, M., Barberá, P., Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Fero, M. & Aedo, C. (2014). Checklist of the vascular plants of Annobón (Equatorial Guinea). Phytotaxa 171: 1-78.
  • Vollesen, K. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae(1): 1-285.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Enum. Pl. 1: 108 (1804)
  • Milne-Redhead in Exell Suppl. Cat. S. Tomé 37 (1956)
  • Morton in Rev. Biologia 1: 51 (1956)

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.
  • 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.
  • Daniel, T.F. & Figueiredo, E. (2009). The California Academy of Sciences Gulf of Guinea Expeditions (2001, 2006, 2008) VII. Acanthaceae of São Tomé and Príncipe. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, IV, 60: 623-674.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Biol. Skr. 51(2): 443 (2005).
  • DC., Prodr. 11: 63 (1847)
  • Enum. 1: 108 (1804)
  • F.W.T.A. (ed. 2) 2: 418 (1963) pro parte
  • Fl. Gabon. 13: 155, pl. 31 (1966)
  • Hepper, Herb. Isert & Thonning: 17 (1976)
  • Lebrun & Stork, Enum. Pl. Afr. Trop. 4: 481 (1997)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2013 Xanthos, M. [168] Cameroon K000745963 No
Jul 1, 2008 Schoenenberger, J. [284] Cameroon K000518920 No
Jul 1, 2008 Cable, S. [1706] Cameroon K000518912 No
Jan 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [198] Cameroon K000199794 No
Jan 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11149] Cameroon K000199793 No
Jan 1, 2005 Onana, J.-M. [2905] Cameroon K000199795 No
Oct 1, 2004 Etuge, M. [5306] Cameroon K000339060 No
Jan 1, 2002 Ensermu, K. [3528] Cameroon K000109499 No
Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2454] Cameroon K000109492 No
Jan 1, 2002 Kenfack, D. [272] Cameroon K000109493 No
Jan 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4209] Cameroon K000109490 No
Jan 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10174] Cameroon K000109491 No
Jan 1, 2001 Plot Voucher [B 246] Cameroon K000190220 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [293] Cameroon K000011320 No
Jan 1, 1997 Watts, J. [1160] Cameroon K000011319 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [896] Cameroon K000011317 No
Jan 1, 1996 Schoenenberger, J. [45] Cameroon K000198729 No
Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [277] Cameroon K000011324 No
Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [213] Cameroon K000011325 No
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5425] Cameroon K000011316 No
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [968] Cameroon K000011321 No
Jan 1, 1994 Ekema, N. [456] Cameroon K000518901 No
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9964] Cameroon K000518903 No
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [241] Cameroon K000011322 No
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [570] Cameroon K000011315 No
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [106] Cameroon K000011323 No
Ekema, S.N. [616] Cameroon K001401661 Yes
Pollard, B.J. [488] Cameroon K000609007 Yes
Ekema, S.N. [752] Cameroon K001383834 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [9237] Nigeria K:SPC-24899.000 No

Sources

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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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