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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Pubescent undershrub 1-2 ft. high (sometimes decumbent) in forest undergrowth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Slender tubular flowers 1 1/4 in. long, lemon-yellow or pure white, but turning yellow, in dense heads.

Native to:

Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Lankesteria hispida (Willd.) T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1992 Harris, D.J. [2666], Cameroon K000029177
Jan 1, 1992 Harris, D.J. [2671], Cameroon K000029176

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 32 (1863)

Accepted by

  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aké Assi, Contrib. 1: 207.
  • Schnell in Mém. I.F.A.N. 22: 517
  • in J. Linn. Soc. 7: 32 (1863)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

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