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This variety is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to S. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Dipterocarpaceae, P. Duvigneaud. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

Diagnostic
A species with large discolorous leaves, falling into 3 distinct varieties according to the length of the hairs on the lower surface of the leaves.

Native to:

Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zaïre

Monotes hypoleucus var. discolor (R.E.Fr.) Meerts appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 5, 1937 Hutchinson, J and Gillett, J. B. [3741] Monotes discolor K000240358
Oct 7, 1936 Evans, I.B.P. [2857(14)] Monotes discolor K000240357
Hutchinson, J and Gillett, J. B. [3703] Monotes discolor K000240359 Unknown type material

First published in Phytotaxa 308(2): 188 (2017)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Abreu, J.A. & Figueira, R. (2013). Revision of the family Dipterocarpaceae in Angola Blumea 57: 263-274.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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