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

[FWTA]

Agavaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A herb with a short tough stem rooting at the base
Morphology Roots
Roots smelling of violets
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with pale mottling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits red
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia

Dracaena phrynioides Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2209], Cameroon K000436240
Jul 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [881], Cameroon K000339515
Jan 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1053], Cameroon K000746154
Feb 1, 2002 Ensermu, K. [3507], Cameroon K000025665
Feb 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10353], Cameroon K000025661
Feb 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [2839], Cameroon K000025663
Jan 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [4073], Cameroon K000025666
Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2735], Cameroon K000025670
Jan 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [236], Cameroon K000025672
Jan 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1956], Cameroon K000025669
Jan 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1765], Cameroon K000025671
Jan 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [316], Cameroon K000025673
Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2436], Cameroon K000025668
Jun 1, 2001 Onana, J.-M. [962], Cameroon K000025664
Jan 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [1169], Cameroon K000540326
Feb 1, 1997 Mbani, J.-M. [515], Cameroon K000086539
Feb 1, 1997 Jones, A.P.D. [FHI14742], Nigeria K000402315
Dec 1, 1994 Wheatley, J.I. [772], Cameroon K000436708
Dec 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [654], Cameroon K000437981
Dec 1, 1994 Hurst, J. [20], Cameroon K000437803
Dec 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [542], Cameroon K000436379
Dec 1, 1994 Watts, J. [735], Cameroon K000436742
Dec 1, 1994 Akogo, M. [71], Cameroon K000437332
Dec 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [646], Cameroon K000437978
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9699], Cameroon K000437983
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [9699], Cameroon K000437982
Nov 1, 1992 Sanford, W.W. [6027], Equatorial Guinea K000522585
Jan 1, 1991 Carvalho [4132], Equatorial Guinea K000522586
Jan 1, 1966 Moor [2112], Ghana K000402312
25963.000
Brenan, J.P.M. [9017a], Nigeria 29805.000
Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000255914 Unknown type material
Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000255915 Unknown type material
Branan, J.P.M. [9017], Nigeria K000402314
Jones, A.P.D. [FHI18754], Nigeria K000402316
Richards, P.W. [5202], Nigeria K000402317
Daramola, B.O. [FHI72471], Nigeria K000402318
Daramola, B.O. [FHI72471], Nigeria K000402319
Adams, C.D. [2891], Ghana K000402310
Mann [417], Equatorial Guinea K000522631
Hossain, M. [GC35431], Ghana K000402311
Irvine, F.R. [491], Ghana K000402309
Curtis, E.W. [H.4282/63] K000523741
Aké Assi, L. [9387], Côte d'Ivoire K000402308
s.coll. [s.n.] K000523742
Johnson [763], Ghana K000402313
Broadway, W.E. [4179], Trinidad & Tobago K000523740
Millson, A. [s.n.], Nigeria K000402320
Upson, T. [UPST 0173], Cameroon K000523739

First published in Bot. Mag. 88: t. 5352 (1862)

Accepted by

  • 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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 647.
  • F.T.A. 7: 447
  • in Bot. Mag. t. 5352 (1862)

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