1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola buntingii Baker f.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 40 ft. high, cauliflorous
    Flowers
    Flowers red
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels about 14 cm. long, pinkish-red on outside and glossy (fide Bak. f.)
    Seeds
    Seed-coat white, glistening waxy, exterior of cotyledons purplish-red, interior darkish crimson (fide Bak. f.).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ivory Coast, Liberia

    Cola buntingii Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Baldwin, J.T. [6393], Liberia K000044882
    Baldwin, J.T. [6393], Liberia K000044881
    Baldwin, J.T. [10440], Liberia K000044883
    Hall, J.B. [GC45462], Ivory Coast K000044886
    Cooper, G.P. [63], Liberia K000044875
    Cooper, G.P. [318], Liberia K000044876
    Cooper, G.P. [318], Liberia K000044877
    Linder, D.H. [579], Liberia K000044878
    Linder, D.H. [290], Liberia K000044879
    Bequaert, J.C. [s.n.], Liberia K000044880
    Aubréville, M. [1700], Ivory Coast K000044884
    Aubréville, M. [1700], Ivory Coast K000044885

    First published in A.B.Rendle & al., Cat. Pl. Oban: 12 (1913)

    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
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 252.
    • in Cat. Talb. 12 (1913)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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