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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Very similar to the last (Staurogyne paludosa), with which it often grows, but much more slender and delicate in all its parts.

Native to:

Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Staurogyne capitata E.A.Bruce appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1991 Mangenot [4595], Ivory Coast K000393821
Jan 1, 1991 Mangenot [4595], Ivory Coast K000393822 syntype
Mar 9, 1961 Mangenot [4596], Ivory Coast K000393820 isotype
May 26, 1960 Cook [139], Liberia K000393824 paratype
May 26, 1960 Bequaert [1141], Liberia K000393825 holotype
Mangenot [4597], Ivory Coast K000393823 syntype

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1935: 284 (1935)

Accepted by

  • Daniel, T.D. & McDade, L.A. (2014). Nelsonioideae (Lamiales: Acanthaceae): revision of genera and catalog of species Aliso 32: 1-45.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Heine in Kew Bull. 16: 183 (1962)
  • in Kew Bull. 1935: 284, mainly (Bequaert 1141; Cook 139)

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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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