Acridocarpus alopecurus Sprague

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909: 185 (1909)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is DR Congo, SE. Kenya to E. Tanzania. It is a scrambling shrub or liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Zaïre

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (1968). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Malpighiaceae: 1-26.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. (1968). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Malpighiaceae: 1-26.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 295(1949).
  • Niedenzu in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 141: 272 (1928).
  • Niedenzu in Arb. Bot. Inst. Akad. Braunsberg 7: 14 (1921)
  • Sprague in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1909: 185 (1909).
  • Wilczek in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 7: 234(1958).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2002 Barrand [s.n.] Tanzania K001096554 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1959 Semsei, S.R. [1723] Tanzania K000416909 Neotype Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0