Marantochloa ramosissima (Benth.) Hutch.

First published in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 338 (1936)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ivory Coast to W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Nigeria

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea. Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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

  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 338 (1936)
  • Koechlin in Fl. Cam 4: 33.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1997 Sonké, B. [1043], Cameroon K000093812 No
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [741], Cameroon K000086638 No
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3802], Cameroon K000086641 No
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3707], Cameroon K000086642 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [380], Cameroon K000086634 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5922], Cameroon K000086639 No
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3856], Cameroon K000086644 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5922], Cameroon K000086640 No
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3804], Cameroon K000086633 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [210], Cameroon K000086636 No
Jan 1, 1995 von Rege, I. [105], Cameroon K000086643 No
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [530], Cameroon K000086635 No
Jan 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [507], Cameroon K000086637 No
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1378], Cameroon K000011047 No
Sep 11, 1947 Preuss. [379], Cameroon K000099660 Unknown type material Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [28269], Nigeria 17127.000 No
Onochie [36464], Nigeria 23365.000 No
Vogel, T. [178], Africa K000307662 Unknown type material No
Mann [165], Africa K000307663 Unknown type material Yes
Lowe J. [3679], Cameroon K000541879 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0