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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Undershrub 2-4 ft. high, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Slender tubular flowers 1 1/2 in. long, turning deep orange or reddish, in dense spike-like panicles 2-4 in. long.

Native to:

Cameroon, Nigeria

Introduced into:

Trinidad-Tobago

Lankesteria barteri Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1990 Manning, S.D. [1519], Cameroon K000029144
Jan 1, 1988 Thomas, D.W. [3380], Cameroon K000029145
Jan 1, 1988 Etuge, M. [472], Cameroon K000029142
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [5150], Cameroon K000029143
Jun 1, 1979 Lowe J. [3792], Cameroon K000029147
Aug 1, 1961 Gregory, H. [249], Cameroon K000029150
Mar 1, 1960 Binuyo, A. [FHI 35056], Cameroon K000029149
Jan 25, 1897 [Barter] [3381], Nigeria K000394032
Brenan, J.P.M. [9055], Nigeria 2902.000
Rudatis, H. [1], Cameroon K000029146
Keay, R.W.J. [37519], Cameroon K000029148

First published in Bot. Mag. 91: t. 5533 (1865)

Accepted by

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bot. Mag. 91: t. 5533 (1865)
  • F.T.A. 5: 70.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

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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