1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola chlamydantha K.Schum.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 60 ft. high, cauliflorous
    Flowers
    Flowers deep red
    Fruits
    Carpels green to reddish outside, brown within, each with 20–24 scarlet seeds.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Cola chlamydantha K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1306], Cameroon K000094814
    Jan 1, 1997 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1306], Cameroon K000094815
    Jan 1, 1997 Ndam, N. [1108], Cameroon K000540219
    Jul 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7464], Cameroon K000106194
    Jan 1, 1996 Baker, W.J. [316], Cameroon K000086848
    Jan 1, 1996 Baker, W.J. [316], Cameroon K000086849
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7211], Cameroon K000086846
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7043], Cameroon K000086845
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7043], Cameroon K000086815
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7043], Cameroon K000086814
    Nov 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [7043], Cameroon K000460132
    Nov 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1214], Cameroon K000086816
    Nov 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1214], Cameroon K000086847
    Jan 1, 1995 Hunt, L. V. [88], Cameroon K000093769
    Jan 1, 1995 Hunt, L. V. [88], Cameroon K000460170
    Tinsley, T.W. [3855], Ghana 15236.000
    Tinsley, T.W. [3853], Ghana 15238.000
    Tinsley, T.W. [3856], Ghana 15368.000
    Tuley, P. [655], Nigeria 25705.000
    Cheek, M. [7211], Cameroon 64096.000
    Cheek, M. [8165], Cameroon K000460123
    Cable, S. [1214], Cameroon 61708.000
    Zenker, G.A. [2103] K000241069 Unknown type material

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 112 (1900)

    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
    • Pellegr. in Mém. Soc. Bot. Fr. 1950–51: 42.
    • in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 112 (1900)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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