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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.
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
Forest tree, 15-80 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Fairly small, mostly 5-foliolate leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Small white flowers in poor, long-pedunculate cymes.

Native to:

Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Vitex micrantha Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mann [860], Sierra Leone K000192744
Mann [860], Sierra Leone K000192743

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 170 (1893)

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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 232, t. 336, 1-3
  • Chev. Bot. 507
  • F.T.A. 5: 324
  • Moldenke in Phytologia 5: 473.
  • Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 56 (1928)
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 18: 170 (1894)

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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