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

[FWTA]

Moraceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology Roots
Apparently without stilt roots
Morphology Leaves
Leaves silvery beneath, variable in shape and size
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers yellow
sex Male
Male flowers yellow
Ecology
In the forest regions, locally abundant in secondary regrowth.
Morphology General Habit
A tree, to 30 ft. high, rarely more

Native to:

Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Myrianthus libericus Rendle appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chipp, T.F. [229], Ghana K000044546
Vigne, C. [942], Ghana K000044547
Vigne, C. [942], Ghana K000044548
Morton, J.K. [A463], Ghana K000044549
Deaw, J. [325], Ghana K000044550
Garnier, P. [s.n.], Ivory Coast K000044551
Garnier, P. [B], Ivory Coast K000044552
Garnier, P. [B], Ivory Coast K000044553
Vigne, C. [1388], Ghana K000044554
Bamps, P. [2407], Ivory Coast K000044555
Bamps, P. [1915], Ivory Coast K000044556
Roberty, G. [15463], Ivory Coast K000044557
Bernardi, L. [8636], Ivory Coast K000044558
Cooper, G.P. [128], Liberia K000044559
Cooper, G.P. [285], Liberia K000044560
Jaeger, P. [9062], Sierra Leone K000044561
Harley, G.W. [s.n.], Liberia K000044562
Harley, G.W. [s.n.], Liberia K000044563
Linder, D.H. [742], Liberia K000044564
Chevalier, A. [16276], Ivory Coast K000044565
Deighton, F.C. [2722], Sierra Leone K000044566
Thomas, D.W. [3438], Sierra Leone K000044567
Small, D. [802], Sierra Leone K000044568
Morton, J.K. [SL3270], Sierra Leone K000044569
Marmo, V. [131], Sierra Leone K000044570
Cole, E.A. [102], Sierra Leone K000044571
Deighton, F.C. [1699], Sierra Leone K000044572
Thomas, N.W. [3572], Sierra Leone K000044573
Unurim [2], Sierra Leone K000243509 syntype

First published in J. Bot. 53: 354 (1915)

Accepted by

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 1: 46, t. 9 A.
  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 236

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

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