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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]

Periplocaceae, A. A. Bullock. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A twiner in forest
Morphology Leaves
Rather thick leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish outside and (?) red inside.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

Batesanthus purpureus N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Polhill [5190], Cameroon 47546.000
Jan 1, 2009 Klaine, R.P. [513], Gabon K000234314 isotype
Jan 1, 2009 Talbot, P.A. [63], Nigeria K000234316 isotype
Jan 1, 2009 Talbot, P.A. [63], Nigeria K000234317 isotype
Jan 1, 2009 Talbot, P.A. [2021], Nigeria K000234318 isotype
Oct 1, 2008 Corcoran, M.R. [13], Cameroon K000580047
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2915], Cameroon K000107547
May 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [429], Cameroon K000107548
May 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [430], Cameroon K000107549
Nov 25, 2000 Bates, G.L. [383], Cameroon K000234315 holotype

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 26: t. 2500 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • 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.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • 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

  • Bullock in Kew Bull. 15: 204 (1961).
  • F.T.A. 4, 1: 254
  • in Hook. Ic. Pl. 25: t. 2500 (1896)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • 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.

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