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

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

Vincetoxicum oblongum (N.E.Br.) Meve & Liede appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9918], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000338713
Jan 1, 1998 Fraser, P. [372], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000011868
Jan 1, 1998 Ekema, N. [892], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000011864
Jan 1, 1998 Watts, J. [1131], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000011867
Oct 1, 1995 Gilbert, M.G. [4218], Ethiopia Tylophora oblonga K000042583
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [216], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000011948
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [216], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000011949
Jan 1, 1991 Thomas, D.W. [6552], Gabon Tylophora oblonga K000042584
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [3265a], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000042585
Jan 1, 1968 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6954], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000028327
Dec 1, 1954 Zenker, G.A. [1823], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000042588 Unknown type material
Dec 1, 1954 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia Tylophora oblonga K000042594 Unknown type material
Bates, G.L. [1773], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000042586
Daramola, B.O. [FHI41066], Cameroon Tylophora oblonga K000042587
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28064], Nigeria Tylophora oblonga K000042589
Garnier, P. [PG/UB123], Ivory Coast Tylophora oblonga K000042590
Merello, M. [1170], Ghana Tylophora oblonga K000042591
Harley, W.J. [696], Liberia Tylophora oblonga K000042593
Harley, W.J. [696], Liberia Tylophora oblonga K000042595 Unknown type material
Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 28064], Nigeria Tylophora liberica 22854.000

First published in Phytotaxa 369: 157 (2018)

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.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia 41: 41-82.
  • Hedberg, I., Edwards, S. & Nemomissa, S. (eds.) (2003). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 4(1): 1-352. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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