Baphia breteleriana Soladoye

First published in Kew Bull. 37: 295 (1982)
This name is a synonym of Baphia leptostemma subsp. leptostemma

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • van der Maesen, L.J.G. & Sosef, M.S.M. (2016). Flore du Gabon 49: 1-407. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Baphia leptostemma.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Goncharov, M.Y., Povydysh, M.N. & Yakovlev, G.P. (2011). Taxonomic revision of the genus Baphia (Baphieae, Fabaceae). Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 96: 917-953. [Cited as Baphia breteleriana.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Baphia breteleriana.]
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Baphia breteleriana.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Soladoye, M. O. (1985). Kew Bull. 40:291-386. A revision of Baphia (Leguminosae-Papi.)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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