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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 40 ft. high, cauliflorous
    Flowers
    Flowers deep red
    Shoots
    Young shoots densely woolly, becoming nearly glabrous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Nigeria

    Cola gigas Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1953 Talbot, P, A. [1299], Nigeria K000240912
    Talbot, P. A. [160], Nigeria K000240910
    Talbot, P [160], Nigeria K000240909 Unknown type material
    Talbot, P, A. [160], Nigeria K000240911

    First published in A.B.Rendle & al., Cat. Pl. Oban: 10 (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
    • in Cat. Talb. 10, t. 3, 1–4 (1913).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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