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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

Amaranthaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Weakly erect herb, 1–2 ft. high, or straggling, sometimes rooting at the nodes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flower spikes white, becoming brownish.

Native to:

Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

Celosia leptostachya Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2008 Burgt, X.M. van der [889], Cameroon K000580442
May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10354], Cameroon K000051112
Jan 1, 1998 Watts, J. [1147], Cameroon K000011854
Dec 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5176], Cameroon K000086518
Oct 1, 1971 Brunt, M.A. [1213], Cameroon K000025547
Jan 1, 1968 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6877], Cameroon K000025549

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 491 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Lachenaud, O. & al. (2018). Novitates Gabunensis 88 Plant Ecology and Evolution 151: 393-422.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 23.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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