1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola boxiana Brenan & Keay

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Liberia, Ghana.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Understorey forest tree, up to 50 ft. high and 5 ft. girth
    Flowers
    Flowers creamy yellow, profuse
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels bright red.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Liberia

    Cola boxiana Brenan & Keay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Ghana 11810.000 isotype
    Vigne, C. [4331], Ghana K000044863
    Hall, J.B. [GC43816], Ghana K000044864
    Hall, J.B. [GC43816], Ghana K000044865
    Samai, S.K. [106], Sierra Leone K000044862

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3529 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • 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 Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 3529 (1955).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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