Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 94: 181 (1910)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to South Sudan, S. Tropical Africa. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • 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.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2022). Flore du Gabon 60: 1-95. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Dioscoreophyllum volkensii.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Fl. Viv. 1: 108.
  • in Engl. Pflanzenr. Menisp. 181, t. 64 a–f (1910), partly

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2003 Zapfack, L. [680] Cameroon K000212678 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Lane, P. [356] Cameroon K000212677 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3533] Cameroon K000212675 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [8409] Cameroon K000212676 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2877] Cameroon K000212680 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1791] Cameroon K000212681 Yes
Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2540] Cameroon K000212679 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [623] Cameroon K000540378 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Nkeng, P. [22a] Cameroon K000085468 Yes
Jan 1, 1976 Satabie, B. [282] Cameroon K000105650 Yes
Jan 1, 1954 Swynnerton, C.F.M. [100a] K000230223 Type No
Jan 1, 1954 Swynnerton, C.F.M. [100] K000230222 Unknown Type Material No
Jan 1, 1954 Swynnerton, C.F.M. [100] K000230221 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fay, J.M. [8126] Central African Republic K:SPC-63316.000 No
Ghana K:SPC-37729.000 No
Cummins, H.A. [230] Ghana K000230226 Unknown Type Material Yes
Johnson, W.H. [102] Ghana K000230227 Unknown Type Material No
Harris, D.J.; Fay, J.M. [254] Central African Republic K:SPC-55585.000 No

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