1. Family: Putranjivaceae Endl. ex Meisn.
    1. Genus: Drypetes Vahl
      1. Drypetes floribunda (Müll.Arg.) Hutch.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A cauliflorous tree, to 30 ft. high
    Ecology
    In the drier parts of the forest regions, extending also into the savannah regions
    Flowers
    Flowers cream
    Fruits
    Fruits yellow when ripe.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Congo, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

    Drypetes floribunda (Müll.Arg.) Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11626], Cameroon K000673491
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11717], Cameroon K000673493
    Oct 1, 2010 Harvey, Y.B. [169], Cameroon K000023364
    Oct 1, 2010 Onana, J.-M. [2877], Cameroon K000673492
    Oct 1, 2010 Tadjouteu, F. [592], Cameroon K000673490
    Apr 1, 2006 Etuge, M. [5099], Cameroon K000023367
    Nov 1, 2005 Nana felicite [27], Cameroon K000338847
    Jan 1, 1954 Warnecke [154], Togo K000406234
    Jan 1, 1954 Warnecke [154], Togo K000406235
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5061], Ghana 5198.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [22533], Nigeria 5197.000
    Hepper, F.N. [2292], Nigeria 6613.000
    Barter [1673], Nigeria K000406233

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 687 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo) Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 46, t. 136, 10.
    • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 15: 237
    • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 687 (1912)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo) Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.
    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Berhaut, J. (1975). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 3: 1-634. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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