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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, Sierra Leone, Togo

Dracaena surculosa Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [180], Cameroon K000865029
Feb 1, 1979 Letouzey, R. [13701], Cameroon K000522633
Milne-Redhead, E. [5190], Sierra Leone 16715.000
4456.000
Hall [GC36310], Ghana K000402322
Chapman, J.D. [4250], Nigeria K000402327
Lörzing, J.A. [11895], Sumatera K000401790
Jaeger, P. [92], Sierra Leone K000402331

First published in Bot. Reg. 14: t. 1169 (1828)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 7: 443. (See Appendix, p. 494.)
  • in Bot. Reg. t. 1169 (1828)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • 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.

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