Celosia isertii C.C.Towns.

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 38(2): 57 (1975)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a scrambling subshrub or shrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. 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 30: 1-307.
  • Townsend, C.C. (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Amaranthaceae: 1-136.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers. [Cited as Celosia laxa.]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Townsend in Hook., Ic. Pl. 38(2): 57, t. 3736 (1975).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2008 Tchiengue, B. [2825], Cameroon K000580460 No
May 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11253], Cameroon K000339701 No
May 1, 2006 Harvey, Y.B. [172], Cameroon K000339700 No
Nov 1, 2003 Lane, P. [282], Cameroon K000197898 No
May 1, 2001 Ghogue, J.-P. [478], Cameroon K000051109 No
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2809], Cameroon K000051093 No
May 1, 2001 Ghogue, J.-P. [73], Cameroon K000051119 No
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3887], Cameroon K000051099 No
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2578], Cameroon K000051104 No
May 1, 2001 Onana, J.-M. [543], Cameroon K000051126 No
May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10286], Cameroon K000051111 No
Jan 1, 1998 Acworth, J.M. [29], Cameroon K000011853 No
Aug 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7483], Cameroon K000086526 No
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [5853], Cameroon K000086520 No
Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [49], Cameroon K000381446 No
Oct 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [6040], Cameroon K000086519 No
Oct 1, 1995 Williams, S. [133], Cameroon K000086524 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1318], Cameroon K000086525 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1576], Cameroon K000086523 No
Dec 1, 1994 Williams, S. [88], Cameroon K000518871 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

  • 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