1. Family: Putranjivaceae Endl. ex Meisn.
    1. Genus: Drypetes Vahl
      1. Drypetes capillipes (Pax) Pax & K.Hoffm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A forest shrub or small tree, to 12 ft. high, with grey branches
    Flowers
    Pedicels drooping; flowers greenish-white
    Fruits
    Ripe fruits rather hard and orange.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Drypetes capillipes (Pax) Pax & K.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8403], Nigeria 4334.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8466], Nigeria 4335.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8466A], Nigeria 4336.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8411], Nigeria 4337.000
    Mildbraed, J. [3036], Congo, DRC K000406375 Unknown type material

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 147, XV: 260 (1922)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Brenan in Kew Bull. 1952: 444.
    • in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 15: 260 (1922)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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