Rumex ruwenzoriensis Chiov.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1917: 56 (1917)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Central & E. Tropical Africa. It is a Perennial and grows primarly in the Montane Tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Graham, R.A. (1958). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Polygonaceae: 1-40.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Graham, R.A. (1958). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Polygonaceae: 1-40.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Chiov. in Bull. Soc. Bot. It. 1917: 56 (1917).
  • Rech. f. in Bot. Not., Suppl. 3 (3): 59 (1954).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 4, 1956 Fries, R.E. [651a], Kenya K000244110 syntype Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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