Thaumatococcus daniellii (Benn.) Benth. ex Eichler

First published in Beitr. Morph. Marant.: 68 (1884)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

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

Introduced into:

Malaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 630
  • F.T.A. 7: 321
  • K. Schum. in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 48: 40, fig. 8
  • Koechlin in Fl. Cam. 4: 144, t. 28 (1965).
  • Koechlin in Fl. Gabon 9: 141, t. 30 (1964)
  • Mangenot in Ic. Pl. Afr., I.F.A.N. 4: 95 (1957)
  • Schnell in Bull. I.F.A.N. 19: 1133 (1957)
  • in Benth. & Hook. f., Gen. Pl. 3: 652 (1883)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Cabezas, F.J., De la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2005). Marantaceae of Equatorial Guinea. Annales Botanici Fennici 42: 173-184.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Etuge, M. [4784], Cameroon K000213085 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1426], Cameroon K000107664 No
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4275], Cameroon K000107662 No
Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [359], Cameroon K000107663 No
Jun 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [226], Cameroon K000107665 No
Jan 1, 1997 Pouakouyou, D. [112], Cameroon K000086554 No
Jan 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [1074], Cameroon K000086572 No
Jan 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [235], Cameroon K000086553 No
Dec 1, 1996 Baker, W.J. [232], Cameroon K000086552 No
Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1009], Cameroon K000086571 No
Jan 1, 1994 Mbani, J. M. [18], Cameroon K000086548 No
Jan 1, 1994 Mbani, J. M. [18], Cameroon K000086549 No
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [7328], Cameroon K000308082 isotype No
Nov 24, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13314], Cameroon K000308085 No
Jan 1, 1936 Mann, G. [1153], Equatorial Guinea K000099653 Unknown type material Yes
Stanfield [169], Nigeria 22745.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37462], Cameroon 25070.000 No
Johnston, H.H., Sierra Leone 7643.000 No
Barter [1546], Niger K000099650 Yes
Mann, G. [2145], Cameroon K000099651 Unknown type material Yes
Barter [1990], Equatorial Guinea K000099652 Unknown type material Yes
Thomas, D. [2277], Cameroon K000308083 No
Carvalho [2729], Equatorial Guinea K000308087 No
Gerard, Ph. [1783], Congo K000308084 No
Bates, G.L. [396], Cameroon K000308086 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0