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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A forest shrub, 1-8 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo

Coffea ebracteolata (Hiern) Brenan appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2012 Latilo, M.G. [FHI 43830], Cameroon K000106087
Oct 1, 2012 Nemba, J. [262], Cameroon K000106086
Oct 1, 2012 Etuge, M. [416], Cameroon K000106084
Jan 1, 2012 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [810], Cameroon K000106082
Jan 1, 2012 Maitland, T.D. [612], Cameroon K000106083
Deighton, F.C. [5659], Sierra Leone Psilanthus ebracteolatus 8563.000
Mann, G. [846], Sierra Leone Psilanthus ebracteolatus K000172607 Unknown type material
Mann [N740], Cameroon Psilanthus ebracteolatus K000106085 Unknown type material
Davis, A.P. [3008], Cameroon Psilanthus ebracteolatus 70441.000

First published in Kew Bull. 8: 115 (1953)

Accepted by

  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Not accepted by

  • Davis, A.P., Govaerts, R., Bridson, D.M. & Stoffelen, P. (2006). An annotated taxonomic conspectus of the genus Coffea (Rubiaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 465-512. [Cited as Psilanthus ebracteolatus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Psilanthus ebracteolatus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Psilanthus ebracteolatus.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 8: 115 (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

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