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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]

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

Morphology General Habit
A glabrous shrub or small tree 2-25 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, inflorescences as above (Pleiocarpa pycnantha).

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Pleiocarpa mutica Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2640], Cameroon K000198053
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2452], Cameroon K000198052
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [740], Cameroon K000198051
Jan 1, 1993 Mann, G. [2277], Nigeria K000233655 holotype
Jan 1, 1993 Aylmer, G. [35], Sierra Leone K000233656 holotype
Jan 1, 1993 Barter [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000233657 holotype
Jan 1, 1993 Johnston, H.H. [0 s.n.20], Cameroon K000028112
Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [4575], Cameroon K000028111

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1181 (1876)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 206, t, 325.
  • F.T.A. 4, 1: 98
  • Pichon in Bol. Soc. Brot. 27: 138 (1953)
  • in Hook. Ic. Pl. 12: 71, t. 1181 (1876)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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