Cola acuminata (P.Beauv.) Schott & Endl.

First published in Melet. Bot.: 83 (1832)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Togo to N. Angola. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Togo, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Marianas, Puerto Rico, Sierra Leone, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lejoly, J. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Flore de la Tshopo (RD Congo): Familles des Malvaceae, Orchidaceae, Sterculiaceae, Tiliaceae. Taxonomania 29: 1-41.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Vég. Util. 6: 129, figs. 13, 25, 29, 30, tt. 6, 9, 14 (1911), q.v. for full synonymy.
  • K. Schum. in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 125, fig. 2, G–J, incl. vars. kamerunensis, ballayi (partly), grandiflora & trichandra
  • Meletem. Bot. 33 (1832)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • I.T.U: 24 (1953)
  • U.O.P.Z.: 206 (1949);

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [4173], Cameroon K000094901 No
Nov 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [2753], Cameroon K000094900 No
Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [1250], Cameroon K000540196 No
Jan 1, 1987 Mambo, P. [85], Cameroon K000094898 No
Dec 11, 1953 Kersting, O. [207], Togo K000240895 Yes
Meikle, R.D. [862], Nigeria 11809.000 No
Ebuade, J. [9117], Nigeria 15366.000 No
Russell, T.A. [14986], Nigeria 18762.000 No
Russell, T.A. [14983], Nigeria 18777.000 No
Meikle, R.D. [987], Nigeria 8867.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8573], Nigeria 8869.000 No
Kersting, O. [207], Togo K000240894 Yes
Kersting, O. [207], Togo K000240896 Yes
Thomas [s.n.] K000240982 Yes
Thomas [s.n.] K000240983 Yes
Binuyo, A. [FHI 35459], Cameroon K000094896 No
Maitland, T.D. [758], Cameroon K000094903 No
Maitland, T.D. [758], Cameroon K000094902 No
Thomas, D.W. [610], Cameroon K000094899 No
Maitland, T.D. [758], Cameroon K000094904 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images