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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Glabrous climber up to 100 ft. with tendrils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellowish-white and pink
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits greenish-yellow.

Native to:

Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Vahadenia caillei (A.Chev.) Stapf ex Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 1992 Fleury, F. [22287], Ivory Coast K000233390
Apr 1, 1992 Chevalier, A. [17340], Ivory Coast K000233391

First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 2: 31 (1931)

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.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 31 (1931) (excl. syn. V. talbotii Wernham and Talbot 1634)
  • Pichon in Mém. I.F.A.N. 35: 271, t. 16, 3.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

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