Genus:
Strychnos L.

Strychnos icaja Baill.

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Loganiaceae, C. F. A. Onochie & A. J. M. Leeuwenberg. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A stout liane with branchlets bearing solitary tendrils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers minute, borne in slender rather open axillary panicles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Strychnos icaja Baill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2009 Cheek, M. [11833], Cameroon K000437072 No
Aug 1, 2009 Cheek, M. [11673], Cameroon K000437071 No
Jan 1, 1996 Akogo, M. [80], Cameroon K000011831 No
Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [151], Cameroon K000540746 No
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [80], Cameroon K000540749 No
Jan 1, 1967 Talbot, P.A. [1256], Nigeria K000426585 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Talbot, P.A. [1256], Nigeria K000426586 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1961 Aylmer, G. [58], Sierra Leone K000426587 holotype Yes

First published in Adansonia 11: 368 (1879)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Bamps, P. (1979). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Loganiaceae: 1-149. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • 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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Adansonia 12: 368 (1879)
  • Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 58: 528, t. 18 (1911)
  • Rev. Bot. Appliq. 27: 206, t. 11 (1947).

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.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Bamps, P. (1979). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Loganiaceae: 1-149. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • 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.

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