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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Marantaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology Leaves
Several long-petiolate leaves 3-4 ft. high arising from the rhizome, leaves sometimes reddish beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences shorter than the leaves, narrow, 1 or 2 flowers appearing at a time, decorative purple with yellow staminode
Ecology
In marshy places by streams in forest.

Native to:

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

Halopegia azurea (K.Schum.) K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11768], Cameroon K000683608
Jun 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11768], Cameroon K000339864
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4135], Cameroon K000107645
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4239], Cameroon K000107646
Jun 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [6043], Cameroon K000107647
Jan 1, 1997 Harris, D.J. [3668], Cameroon K000086560
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5381], Cameroon K000086559
Deighton, F.C. [3842], Sierra Leone 11122.000
Brenan, J.P.M. [8398], Nigeria 17119.000
Keay, R.W.J. [28243], Nigeria 17376.000
Darko, K.O. [471], Ghana 18228.000
Adames, P., Liberia 27239.000
Cheek, M. [5381], Cameroon 61671.000

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 48: 50 (1902)

Accepted by

  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • 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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Koechlin in Fl. Cam. 140, t. 29.
  • Koechlin in Fl. Gabon 9: 136, t. 29
  • Léonard & Mullenders in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 83: 30 (1950)
  • Schnell in Bull. I.F.A.N. 19: 1129 (1957)
  • in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 48, Marantac.: 50 (1902)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
  • 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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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