Marantochloa leucantha (K.Schum.) Milne-Redh.

First published in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 83: 19 (1950)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea. Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 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.
  • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 83: 19 (1950)
  • in F.T.E.A. Marantac.: 6 (1952).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea. Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Milne-Redh. in Bulletin de la Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique 83: 19 (1950).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2006 Etuge, M. [5293], Cameroon K000339847 No
Sep 1, 2004 Etuge, M. [5426], Cameroon K000746153 No
Jan 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1107], Cameroon K000213082 No
Mar 1, 2002 Balding, S. [87], Cameroon K000025790 No
Jun 1, 2001 Williams, S. [149], Cameroon K000107621 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2713], Cameroon K000107626 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9397], Cameroon K000107630 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4182], Cameroon K000107629 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [6038], Cameroon K000107623 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [6036], Cameroon K000107608 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7118], Cameroon K000107620 No
Jun 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [218], Cameroon K000107613 No
Jun 1, 2001 Sidwell, K. [311], Cameroon K000107611 No
Jun 1, 2001 Groves, M. [101], Cameroon K000107619 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7537], Cameroon K000107616 No
Jun 1, 2001 Schoenenberger, J. [29], Cameroon K000107617 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1435], Cameroon K000107618 No
Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [161], Cameroon K000107624 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2081], Cameroon K000107610 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4075], Cameroon K000107628 No
Jun 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [598], Cameroon K000107615 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2810], Cameroon K000107612 No
Jun 1, 2001 Groves, M. [30], Cameroon K000107622 No
Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [278], Cameroon K000107625 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2442], Cameroon K000107614 No
Jun 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [314], Cameroon K000107609 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10243], Cameroon K000107627 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3476], Cameroon K000107606 No
Jun 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3759], Cameroon K000107607 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [172], Cameroon K000086627 No
Jan 1, 1997 Sonké, B. [1040], Cameroon K000093807 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [913], Cameroon K000086629 No
Jan 1, 1997 Acworth, J.M. [261], Cameroon K000086624 No
Jan 1, 1997 Pouakouyou, D. [71], Cameroon K000086628 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [289], Cameroon K000086626 No
Jan 1, 1997 Watts, J. [1048], Cameroon K000086630 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [1088], Cameroon K000086623 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [910], Cameroon K000086625 No
Apr 1, 1995 Cable, S. [657], Cameroon K000086620 No
Apr 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5635], Cameroon K000086615 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [299], Cameroon K000086618 No
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3823], Cameroon K000086614 No
Jan 1, 1995 von Rege, I. [27], Cameroon K000086619 No
Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [930], Cameroon K000086617 No
Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [225], Cameroon K000086621 No
Apr 1, 1994 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1478], Cameroon K000086631 No
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9522-n1], Cameroon K000086622 No
Jan 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [98], Cameroon K000086616 No
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [269], Cameroon K000011081 No
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1114], Cameroon K000011049 No
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [81], Cameroon K000011080 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8764], Nigeria 10047.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8764], Nigeria 10048.000 No
Dawkins, H.C. [539], Uganda 10049.000 No
Eggeling, W.M. [5715], Uganda 17121.000 No
Lumsden, R., Uganda 18153.000 No
Darko, K.O. [386], Ghana 18154.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [193], Tanzania 18155.000 No
Drummond, R.B. [1831], Tanzania 18156.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8764], Nigeria 23516.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [15281], Nigeria 23752.000 No
Preuss. [495], Cameroon K000099656 Unknown type material Yes
Pollard, B.J. [99], Cameroon K000107668 No

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