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

[FWTA]

Apocynaceae, H. Huber. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A glabrous shrub 3-5 ft. high, erect or half-straggling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
White flowers, in terminal inflorescences.

Native to:

Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Callichilia subsessilis (Benth.) Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1976 Vogel [5], Liberia K000233854 holotype
Jan 1, 1976 Vogel [4], Liberia K000233853 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1976 Whyte, A. [s.n.], Liberia K000233855 lectotype
Meikle, R.D. [545], Nigeria Callichilia stenosepala 14769.000

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(1): 132 (1902)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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