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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 125 ft. high, with buttresses
    Bole
    Bole straight, cylindrical, usually quite unbranched
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels scarlet within
    Seeds
    Seeds black when ripe.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Nigeria

    Cola megalophylla Brenan & Keay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9176], Nigeria 15374.000
    Thomas, D.W. [377], Cameroon 29047.312
    Thomas, D.W. [377], Cameroon 41216.000
    Thomas, D.W. [2724], Cameroon K000094752
    Thomas, D.W. [377], Cameroon K000094753

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3532 (1956)

    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 Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 3532 (1955).

    Sources

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