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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon (Bakossi Mountains) to Gabon.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon

Rhaphidophora pusilla N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jun 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [141], Cameroon K000107669
Mann, G. [1700], Gabon K000345865 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 286 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae (and Acoraceae): 1-560. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438. [Cited as Rhaphidophora africana.]

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