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

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Zaïre

Vitex congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
[Munsa] [3442] K000192757
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9846], Cameroon K000029540
Thomas, D.W. [1080], Cameroon K000029543
Wheatley, J.I. [643], Cameroon K000011973
Letouzey, R. [13906], Cameroon K000029539
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8696], Cameroon K000029538
Letouzey, R. [14635], Cameroon K000029541
Wheatley, J.I. [643], Cameroon K000011972
Thomas, D.W. [1032], Cameroon K000029536
Watts, J. [556], Cameroon K000011974
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [8696], Cameroon K000029537

First published in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique, Compt. Rend. 38: 134 (1899)

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.
  • Meerts, P. (2018). Synopsis of the genus Vites (Lamiaceae) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Plant Ecology and Evolution 151: 380-392.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2020). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.434.2.1/38833 epublication.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Meerts, P. (2018). Synopsis of the genus Vites (Lamiaceae) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Plant Ecology and Evolution 151: 380-392.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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