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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 25 ft. high, or shrub
    Flowers
    Flowers white, in cushions on the stem below the leaves, or with some male flowers among the leaves
    Fruits
    Fruits red.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Nigeria

    Cola nigerica Brenan & Keay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [244], Cameroon K000094860
    Nigeria 704.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [37057], Nigeria 7084.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [37412], Cameroon K000094861
    Tamajong, S. [20998], Nigeria K000240900 holotype

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3533 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • 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. 3533 (1955).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

    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