1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola argentea Mast.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Gabon.

    [FWTA]

    Sterculiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Forest shrub or small tree, to 18 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers red
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels about 4 in. long (fide Bak. f.).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

    Cola argentea Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3657], Cameroon K000027433
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3620], Cameroon K000027434
    Jul 1, 2002 Ryan, P. [255], Cameroon K000027435
    Jul 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7719], Cameroon K000106202
    Jan 1, 1996 Maitland, T.D. [1069], Cameroon K000094809
    Jan 1, 1996 Maitland, T.D. [1069], Cameroon K000094810
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7145], Cameroon K000086796
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7145], Cameroon K000086801
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7001], Cameroon K000086798
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7001], Cameroon K000086799
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7001], Cameroon K000086802
    Nov 1, 1995 Cable, S. [810], Cameroon K000086805
    Jan 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [2862], Cameroon K000094808
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1511], Cameroon K000086797
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1511], Cameroon K000086803
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [413], Cameroon K000086804
    Jul 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [388], Cameroon K000093846
    Jul 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [388], Cameroon K000086800
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37552], Cameroon K000094811
    Clayton, W.D. [226], Cameroon K000094812
    Clayton, W.D. [226], Cameroon K000094813
    Mann, G. [1798] K000241070
    Mann, G. [1798] K000241071
    Thomas, D.W. [649], Cameroon 41218.000
    Thomas, D.W. [649], Cameroon K000094807
    Cheek, M. [s.n.], Cameroon 61711.000
    Cheek, M. [7145], Cameroon 61938.000

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 224 (1868)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in F.T.A. 1: 224 (1868).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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