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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:

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

Dracaena congoensis Hua appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1995 Thomas, A.S. [Th2783], Uganda K000523083
Jan 1, 1985 Johnson [731], Ghana K000402155
Jan 1, 1985 Johnson [730], Ghana K000402154
Jan 1, 1985 Gbile, S. [FHI20531], Nigeria K000402162
Jan 1, 1985 Brenan, J.P.M. [8991], Nigeria K000402161
Jan 1, 1985 Brenan, J.P.M. [8988], Nigeria K000402160
Jan 1, 1985 Aké Assi, L. [9483], Côte d'Ivoire K000402153
Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, N.W. [2305], Nigeria K000402163
Thollon [s.n.], Congo K000255935 Unknown type material
Irvine, F.R. [1176], Ghana K000402156
Lyon, F.J. [2873], Ghana K000402158
Thomas, A.S. [D58] K000402165
Lyon, F.J. [2873], Ghana K000402159
Dodd, H. [397], Nigeria K000402164
Irvine, F.R. [1176], Ghana K000402157
Zenker, G.A. [1616], Cameroon Dracaena cuspidibracteata K000255929 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Autun 10: 668 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • 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.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Velayos, M. & al. (eds.) (2018). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 10: 1-491. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

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