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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.
Tabernaemontana crassa

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A small to medium-sized tree
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, fragrant, opening in the evening
Ecology
In wet forest.

Native to:

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

Tabernaemontana crassa Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2006 Onana, J.-M. [2891], Cameroon K000339984
Jun 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11995], Cameroon K000339987
Nov 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [249], Cameroon K000198092
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3490], Cameroon K000198045
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2430], Cameroon K000198046
Nov 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2430], Cameroon K000198095
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3692], Cameroon K000198049
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2802], Cameroon K000198094
Nov 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [249], Cameroon K000198048
Nov 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2802], Cameroon K000198047
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1367], Cameroon K000436078
Jan 1, 1994 von Rege, I. [86], Cameroon K000540797
Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1314], Cameroon K000086222
Jan 1, 1986 Vogel [21], Liberia K000233743 holotype
Jan 1, 1985 Soyaux, H. [172], Gabon K000233728 holotype
Jan 1, 1985 Smith, C. [s.n.] K000233729 isotype
Jan 1, 1985 Jolly [168], Ivory Coast K000233744 holotype
Thomas, D.W., Cameroon 43436.000
Binuyo, A. [35172], Cameroon K000028133
Cheek, M. [3584], Cameroon K000011096

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 447 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • in Fl. Nigrit. 447 (1849).

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