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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A glabrous shrub, 3–12 ft. high, with terete branchlets
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Small white flowers in umbellate head-like clusters
Ecology
In rain forest.

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

Lasianthera africana P.Beauv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2002 Muasya, A.M. [2028], Cameroon K000027236
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4240], Cameroon K000108514
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2492], Cameroon K000108503
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3309], Cameroon K000108512
Aug 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [249], Cameroon K000108499
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2089], Cameroon K000108511
Aug 1, 2001 Lane, P. [93], Cameroon K000108505
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4317], Cameroon K000108506
Jun 1, 2001 Ghogue, J.-P. [514], Cameroon K000108498
Dec 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [1049], Cameroon K000085173
Dec 1, 1997 Fraser, P. [438], Cameroon K000381603
Dec 1, 1997 Ndam, N. [1090], Cameroon K000085174
Dec 1, 1997 Watts, J. [1051], Cameroon K000085188
Dec 1, 1997 Acworth, J.M. [56], Cameroon K000381542
Dec 1, 1997 Lighava, M. [38], Cameroon K000381502
Dec 1, 1997 Pouakouyou, D. [90], Cameroon K000085176
Dec 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [881], Cameroon K000085172
Dec 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [963], Cameroon K000085170
Dec 1, 1997 Watts, J. [1054], Cameroon K000085169
Dec 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [838], Cameroon K000085171
Jan 1, 1997 Lane, P. [430], Cameroon K000108510
Jan 1, 1997 Lane, P. [393], Cameroon K000108509
Jan 1, 1997 Etuge, M. [1419], Cameroon K000108508
Jan 1, 1997 Cable, S. [1138], Cameroon K000085187
Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [7064], Cameroon K000108504
Jan 1, 1997 Lane, P. [153], Cameroon K000085168
Dec 1, 1996 Wheatley, J.I. [833], Cameroon K000436925
Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3795], Cameroon K000437606
Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3795], Cameroon K000093771
Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [142], Cameroon K000437118
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3640], Cameroon K000436572
Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [814], Cameroon K000437409
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5117], Cameroon K000436036
Jan 1, 1994 Sonké, B. [1163], Cameroon K000085175
Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5117], Cameroon K000436437
Jan 1, 1993 Mbani, J. M. [140], Cameroon K000085424
Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [100], Cameroon K000085443
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [261], Cameroon K000085423
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [131], Cameroon K000085434
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [184], Cameroon K000085431
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1183], Cameroon K000085439
Jan 1, 1992 Ndam, N. [527], Cameroon K000085442
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [215], Cameroon K000085440
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [131], Cameroon K000085433
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1248], Cameroon K000085436
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1365], Cameroon K000085437
Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [228], Cameroon K000085432
Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [166], Cameroon K000085441
Oct 1, 1987 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9285], Cameroon K000093635
Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [222], Cameroon K000093638
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [6100], Cameroon K000093633
Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4393], Cameroon K000093632
Jan 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [15031], Cameroon K000093630
May 1, 1966 Adebusuyi, E. [FHI 44039], Cameroon K000093636
Maitland, T.D. [93], Cameroon K000093623
Sunderland, T.C.H. [1345], Cameroon K000085430
Preuss, P.R. [501], Cameroon K000093624
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 30851], Cameroon K000093622
Nguembock, F. [3a], Cameroon K000085435
Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 30896], Cameroon K000093628
Dundas, J. [FHI 15231], Cameroon K000093627
Sebsebe, D. [5030], Cameroon K000198717
Binuyo, A. [FHI 35468], Cameroon K000093629

First published in Fl. Oware 1: 85 (1806)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo) Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. & Walker in Rev. Bot. Appliq. 27: 502, t. 24.
  • F.T.A. 1: 353
  • Fl. Oware 1: 85, t. 51 (1806)
  • Sleumer in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 20B: 362, fig. 102, A–O (1942)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0