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

[FWTA]

Verbenaceae, H. Huber, F. N. Hepper & R. D. Meikle. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Small shrub or spreading tree
Ecology
Especially on banks of rivers
Morphology General Indumentum
Indumentum mostly pale yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers violet, in peduncled cymes.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Togo, Zambia

Vitex chrysocarpa Planch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Vogel [142] K000241370 Unknown type material
Vogel [142] K000241371 Unknown type material
Dalziel, J.M. [771] K000241372 Unknown type material

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 486 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 506
  • F.T.A. 5: 325
  • Moldenke in Phytologia 5: 269.
  • Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 68 (1928)
  • in Fl. Nigrit. 486 (1849)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.

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