1. Family: Putranjivaceae Endl. ex Meisn.
    1. Genus: Drypetes Vahl
      1. Drypetes similis Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Gabon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest shrub or tree, to 20 ft. high.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

    Drypetes similis Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10122], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000026412
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [4790], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000181072
    Jan 1, 1977 Smith, J.G. [74 /36], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000181075
    Thomas, D.W. [672], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000181074
    Zenker, G.A. [3527], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000406499
    Zenker, G.A. [3721], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000406498
    Zenker, G.A. [3194], Cameroon Sibangea similis K000406500 lectotype

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 679 (1912)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Sibangea similis.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 15: 267.
    • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 679 (1912)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
    © 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