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

[FWTA]

Urticaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A glabrous forest liane, climbing by adventitious roots on the slender almost unarmed reddish stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits succulent, orange-red.

Native to:

Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo

Urera oblongifolia Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1954 Chevalier, A. [21456], Ivory Coast K000242885 isotype
Vogel [114], Sierra Leone K000242880 syntype
Vogel [s.n.] K000242881
Sierra Leone K000242882 syntype
Vogel [73], Sierra Leone K000242883 syntype
Sierra Leone K000242884
Thomas, N.W. [1110], Sierra Leone K000040272
Espirito Santo [2090] K000040271

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 515 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 255.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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