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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to NW. Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbaceous, branched, 4-6 ft. high in forest undergrowth, more or less pilose, woody below
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Light-purple flowers less than 1/2 in. long in spikes thin papery bracts.

Native to:

Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Rungia paxiana (Lindau) C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Keay, R.W. [25041], Nigeria 2936.000
Jan 1, 1994 Cable, S. [427], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000011437
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5614], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000011436
Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [310], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000011435
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [610], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000197506
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [385], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000011434
Jan 1, 1993 Cheek, M. [3714], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000518949
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [583], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000197520
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [2831], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000029363
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8849], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000029362
Mambo, P. [238], Cameroon Rungia buettneri K000029364
Mar 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10456], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000746036
Mar 1, 2004 Tadjouteu, F. [402], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000746021
Nov 1, 2003 Biye, E. [47], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000109377
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4425], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000109376
Nov 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [10262], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000109378
Jan 1, 1961 Morton, J.K. [701], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029361
Preuss, P.R. [956], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029354 Unknown type material
Preuss, P.R. [956], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029355 Unknown type material
Dunlap [10], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029359
Maitland, T.D. [258], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029360
Mann, G. [1968], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029356
Mann, G. [1968], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029357
Migeod, F. W. H. [18], Cameroon Justicia paxiana K000029358

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 5: 253 (1900)

Accepted by

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in F.T.A. 5: 253 (1900).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • 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.
  • Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2010). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Acanthaceae (Part 2): 287-756.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • 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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