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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
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
A small tree 20-30 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Large 5-foliolate leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Pale-yellowish to brownish-yellow flowers in short-peduncled cymes at the base of the leaves
Ecology
In high or secondary forest.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Vitex grandifolia Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2005 Cabral, C. [110], Cameroon K000337797
Dec 1, 2005 Cabral, C. [109], Cameroon K000337796
Dec 1, 2005 Cabral, C. [104], Cameroon K000337793
Dec 1, 2005 Cabral, C. [112], Cameroon K000337799
May 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [89], Cameroon K000199965
May 1, 2005 Harvey, Y.B. [181], Cameroon K000199966
Jun 1, 2001 Elad, M. [78], Cameroon K000107580
Jun 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [218], Cameroon K000107579
Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [343], Cameroon K000107582
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2724], Cameroon K000107575
Jun 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [240], Cameroon K000107576
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1396], Cameroon K000107581
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2727], Cameroon K000107577
Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1920], Cameroon K000107578
Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [209], Cameroon K000029529
Onochie, C.F.A. [40271], Nigeria 17183.000
Keay, R.W.J. [25362], Nigeria 17184.000
Starin, E.D. [15] 40498.000
Thomas, D.W. [663], Cameroon 41225.000
Mann [880] K000241366
Mann [880] K000241367
Loyaux, H. [215], Gabon K000192761
Thomas, D.W. [2328], Cameroon K000029524
Thomas, D.W. [663], Cameroon K000029534
Maitland, T.D. [361], Cameroon K000029526
Winkler, H.J.P. [1165], Cameroon K000029528
Maitland, T.D. [361], Cameroon K000029525
Thomas, D.W. [3459], Cameroon K000029532
Maitland, T.D. [361], Cameroon K000029527

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 169 (1893)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 234, t. 337B
  • F.T.A. 5: 324
  • Moldenke in Phytologia 5: 385, 404
  • and var. bipindensis (Gürke) Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 73 (1928).
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 18: 169 (1894)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2020). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.434.2.1/38833 epublication.
  • 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.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

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