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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Gabon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

Allophylus megaphyllus Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1997 Manning, S.D. [1036], Cameroon K000093220
Feb 1, 1997 Thomas, D.W. [4100], Cameroon K000093219
Jan 1, 1997 Binuyo, A. [35180], Cameroon K000093221
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9865], Cameroon K000518278
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [990], Cameroon K000518279
Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3836], Cameroon K000436900
Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [735], Cameroon K000518277
Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9275], Cameroon K000093223
Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9275], Cameroon K000093224
Jan 1, 1949 Brenan, J.P.M. [9275], Cameroon K000093222
Brenan, J.P.M. [9275], Cameroon 9831.000
Talbot, P. [1393], Nigeria K000426182 Unknown type material
Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30741], Cameroon K000093225

First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 500 (1928)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Not accepted by

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828. [Cited as Allophylus grandifolius.]

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