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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or tree, to 40 ft. high, in forest
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 30 cm. long and 24 cm. broad
    Flowers
    Flowers greenish-yellow inside with brown pubescence outside, inside varying to reddish-pink.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria

    Cola hispida Brenan & Keay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14093], Cameroon K000094828
    Mar 30, 1955 Barter, C. [1306], Niger K000240901
    Mar 30, 1955 Barter, C. [1774], Niger K000240902
    Mar 1, 1955 Maitland, T.D. [1782], Cameroon K000094829
    Keay, R.W.J. [37250], Nigeria 15372.000
    Box, H.E. [3538], Nigeria 8863.000
    Talbot, P.A. [3666], Nigeria K000240903 isotype
    Attims, Y. [270], Congo K000608380
    Daramola, B. O. [FHI 41035], Cameroon K000094830

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3531 (1956)

    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
    • in Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 3531 (1955).
    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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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
    © 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