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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]

Asclepiadaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Twiner
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers with crimson centre
Ecology
In secondary forest.

Native to:

Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Sheil, D. [1700], Uganda Tylophora oculata K000042576
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [217], Cameroon Tylophora oculata K000085044
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [217], Cameroon Tylophora oculata K000085045
Dec 1, 1954 Deighton, F.C. [219], Sierra Leone Tylophora oculata K000305336
Garnier, P. [PG/UB129], Ivory Coast Tylophora oculata K000042577
Mullenders, W. [1476], Zaïre Tylophora oculata K000042578
Baldwin, J.T. [9744], Guinea Tylophora oculata K000042579
Malaisse, F. [14844], Guinea Tylophora oculata K000042580
Malaisse, F. [14844], Guinea Tylophora oculata K000042581
Hall, J.B. [GC44312], Ghana Tylophora oculata K000042582
Sierra Leone Tylophora oculata K000305337 Unknown type material

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

  • Aedo, C., Tellería, M.T. & Velayos, M. (eds.) (1999). Bases Documentales para la Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial; Plantas vascularis y hongos: 1-414. CSIC, real jardín Botánico, Madrid.
  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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