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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea to Gabon, Bioko, Príncipe.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest tree, to 30 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers cream, borne on leafy shoots and the woody branches
    Fruits
    Fruits dark brown, velvety.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2219], Cameroon K000436987
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2591], Cameroon K000460101
    May 1, 2002 Lane, P. [402], Cameroon K000026414
    May 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10231], Cameroon K000026415
    May 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4392], Cameroon K000026413
    May 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4341], Cameroon K000026416
    Jan 1, 1993 Cheek, M. [3568], Cameroon K000011094
    Latilo, M.G. [FHI 43816], Cameroon K000181041
    Latilo [15285], Nigeria 15734.000
    Mann [1136], Príncipe K000406398
    Mann [1136], Príncipe K000406397
    Mann [1136], Príncipe K000406396
    Mann [1136], Príncipe K000406399

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 684 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • 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
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 43, t. 135, 9–10.
    • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 15: 241
    • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 684 (1912)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • 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
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    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