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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
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 or small tree, to 12 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits black when ripe
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Conspicuous green persistent calyx lobes.

Native to:

Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Coffea mannii (Hook.f.) A.P.Davis appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11615], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000461006
Dec 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4077], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000198321
Dec 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1827], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000198320
Nov 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3336], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109928
Nov 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2513], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109929
Nov 1, 2001 Ghogue, J.-P. [52], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109933
Nov 1, 2001 Onana, J.-M. [937], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109932
Nov 1, 2001 Elad, M. [116], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109931
Nov 1, 2001 Groves, M. [91], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109930
Sep 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [298], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109926
Jun 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [321], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii K000109927
Brenan, J.P.M. [8783], Nigeria Psilanthus mannii 3323.000
Maurin, O. [1], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii 70453.000
Klaine R. P. [1703], Gabon Psilanthus mannii K000411798 syntype
Mann [266], Bioko Psilanthus mannii K000411799
Mann [266], Bioko Psilanthus mannii K000411800
Davis, A.P. [3061], Cameroon Psilanthus mannii 70454.000

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 29: 471 (2011)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

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.
  • Davis, A.P. (2005-). Personal communication on Rubiaceae 1 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. (2007). The Rubiaceae of Cabinda (Angola) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 154: 455-495.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0