Ancistrocladus pachyrrhachis Airy Shaw

First published in Kew Bull. 5: 149 (1950)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Liberia (Monrovia). It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Liberia

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cheek, M. (2000). A synoptic revision of Ancistrocladus (Ancistrocladaceae) in Africa, with a new species from Western Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 55: 871-882.
  • Christenhusz, M. & Govaerts, R. (2023). Uitgestorven. Op plantenjacht rond de wereld: 1-511. Sterck & De Vreese.
  • 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.
  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Taylor, C.M., Gereau, R.E. & Walters, G.M. (2005). Revision of Ancistrocladus Wall. (Ancistrocladaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92: 360-399. [Cited as Ancistrocladus barteri.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 1950: 149. Scandent shrub, about 10 ft. high.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cheek, M. (2000). A synoptic revision of Ancistrocladus (Ancistrocladaceae) in Africa, with a new species from Western Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 55: 871-882.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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