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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko, Cameroon to Congo.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Unbranched tree, to 20 ft. high
    Leaves
    Lamina of leaves up to 36 cm. long and 32 cm. broad
    Ecology
    In forest
    Fruits
    Fruits red.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is.

    Cola ficifolia Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [3415], Cameroon K000540391
    Dec 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [3419], Cameroon K000540405
    Nov 1, 2008 Burgt, X.M. van der [858], Cameroon K000580468
    Sep 1, 2003 Letouzey, R. [13925], Cameroon K000094680
    Sep 1, 2003 Letouzey, R. [13925], Cameroon K000094681
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10131], Cameroon K000027424
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9341], Cameroon K000027425
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9327], Cameroon K000027426
    Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9782], Cameroon K000094944
    Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [10055], Cameroon K000540194
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [214], Cameroon K000540180
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [901], Cameroon K000086851
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [233], Cameroon K000540240
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [233], Cameroon K000540241
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [360], Cameroon K000094798
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [70], Cameroon K000094799
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [209], Cameroon K000094795
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [289], Cameroon K000094797
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [378], Cameroon K000094800
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [119], Cameroon K000094793
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [136], Cameroon K000094794
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [296], Cameroon K000094796
    Jan 1, 1990 Cheek, M. [3042], Cameroon K000094803
    Jan 1, 1990 Cheek, M. [3042], Cameroon K000094804
    Jan 1, 1990 Cheek, M. [3042], Cameroon K000094805
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9295], Cameroon 11812.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37361], Cameroon K000094791
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37361], Cameroon K000094792
    Maitland, T.D. [601], Cameroon K000094789
    Maitland, T.D. [601], Cameroon K000094790
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9295], Cameroon K000094801
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9295], Cameroon K000094802
    Mann [1157] K000240907
    Mann [1157] K000240908
    Clayton, W. D. [DC 223], Cameroon K000094788

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 223 (1868)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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
    • K. Schum. in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 118.
    • in F.T.A. 1: 223 (1868)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

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