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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia

Dracaena cerasifera Hua appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1989 Baldwin, J.T. [11348], Liberia K000453549
Jan 1, 1989 Baldwin, J.T. [6472], Liberia K000453550
Jan 1, 1989 Aké Assi, L. [9478], Côte d'Ivoire K000453552
Jan 1, 1978 Breteler, F.J. [7442], Côte d'Ivoire K000453551
Feb 1, 1976 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [5138], Cameroon K000453558
Feb 1, 1976 Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [1546], Cameroon K000453559
Leroy [s.n.], Congo K000255922 Unknown type material
Irvine, F.R. [2181], Ghana K000453556
Irvine, F.R. [1097], Ghana K000453555
Irvine, F.R. [1097], Ghana K000453554
Kinloch, D.K. [3230], Ghana K000453557
Adams, C.D. [2229], Ghana K000453553

First published in Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 10: 663 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Damen, T.H.J. & al. (2018). Taxonomic novelties in African Dracaena (Dracaenaceae) Blumea 63: 31-53.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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