Ancistrocladus letestui Pellegr.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 98: 18 (1951)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a scrambling shrub or liana and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2022). Flore du Gabon 60: 1-95. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Taylor, C.M., Gereau, R.E. & Walters, G.M. (2005). Revision of Ancistrocladus Wall. (Ancistrocladaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92: 360-399.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2022). Flore du Gabon 60: 1-95. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Taylor, C.M., Gereau, R.E. & Walters, G.M. (2005). Revision of Ancistrocladus Wall. (Ancistrocladaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92: 360-399.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2005 Etuge, M. [5274] Cameroon K000337779 No
Jan 1, 1998 Thomas, D.W. [10083] Cameroon K000011878 No
Le Testu, M.G. [8627] Gabon K000381198 Type Yes
Le Testu, M.G. [8627] Gabon K000381199 Type Yes
Letouzey, R. [14071] Cameroon K000105279 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0