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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
A hairy undershrub, 1 ft. or more high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Slender flowers 1-1 1/4 in. long, white, lilac or pinkish yellow throat in a dense glandular-hairy narrow panicle
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Cameroon, Nigeria

Lankesteria thyrsoidea S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Talbot, P.A. [1646], Nigeria K000394027
Talbot, P.A. [s.n.], Nigeria K000394029
Holland, J.H. [180], Nigeria K000394030
Holland, J.H. [229], Nigeria K000394031
Maitland, T.D. [1151], Cameroon K000029178
Maitland, T.D. [1151], Cameroon K000029179
Thomas, D.W. [3034], Cameroon K000029181
Talbot, P.A. [s.n.], Nigeria K000394028
Thomas, D.W. [3216], Cameroon K000029180

First published in A.B.Rendle & al., Cat. Pl. Oban: 77 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Cat. Talb. 77 (1913).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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