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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to 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 small glabrous tree or shrub, often with semi-scrambling habit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pure white in sessile, few-flowered, axillary clusters.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

Pleiocarpa rostrata Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2008 Tchiengue, B. [2606], Cameroon K000580245
Nov 1, 2008 Kenneth Tah [323], Cameroon K000580241
Nov 1, 2003 Ensermu, K. [3554], Cameroon K000198066
Nov 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [6027], Cameroon K000198057
Nov 1, 2003 Kenfack, D. [304], Cameroon K000198068
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1697], Cameroon K000198069
Nov 1, 2003 Cheek, M. [8370], Cameroon K000198063
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [788], Cameroon K000198054
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2573], Cameroon K000198059
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4179], Cameroon K000198056
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3716], Cameroon K000198065
May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2848], Cameroon K000198067
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2496], Cameroon K000198062
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2659], Cameroon K000198061
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [804], Cameroon K000198058
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [716], Cameroon K000198064
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2610], Cameroon K000198060
Jan 1, 1995 Zenker, G.A. [1181b], Cameroon K000233644 isotype
Jan 1, 1995 Zenker, G.A. [1181b], Cameroon K000233643 isotype
Jan 1, 1995 Talbot, P.A. [1037], Nigeria K000233652 isotype
Jan 1, 1995 Mann [720], Nigeria K000233653 holotype
Jan 1, 1995 Talbot, P.A. [1037], Nigeria K000233654 isotype
Jan 1, 1995 Keay, R.W.J. [28571], Cameroon K000028109
Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [691], Cameroon K000436939
Jan 1, 1995 Harris, D.J. [3797], Cameroon K000437577
Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [879], Cameroon K000437393
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [514], Cameroon K000339359
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [599], Cameroon K000437361
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [813], Cameroon K000436694
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5504], Cameroon K000436733
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [608], Cameroon K000436945
Jan 1, 1995 Keay, R.W.J. [28571], Cameroon K000028110
Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [712], Cameroon K000436440
Zenker, G.A. [1728], Cameroon K000233645
Mann G. [2189], Cameroon K000028106 Unknown type material
Mann G. [2189], Cameroon K000028107 Unknown type material
Mann G. [2189], Cameroon K000028108 Unknown type material
Onochie, C.F. [36293x], Nigeria Pleiocarpa talbotii 2288.000

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 12: t. 1182 (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.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0