1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola pachycarpa K.Schum.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 30 ft. high, little-branched
    Flowers
    Flowers pale red, white within
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels brown and orange-yellow
    Seeds
    Seeds with a thick yellowish waxy coat.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Cola pachycarpa K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11085], Cameroon K000437108
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11085], Cameroon K000673450
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11604], Cameroon K000673452
    Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11830], Cameroon K000673454
    Jan 1, 2008 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [151], Cameroon K000540492
    Jan 1, 2008 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [151], Cameroon K000540493
    Feb 1, 2004 Darbyshire, I. [23], Cameroon K000198654
    Jan 1, 1997 Baker, W.J. [351], Cameroon K000460169
    Jan 1, 1997 Baker, W.J. [351], Cameroon K000540211
    Jan 1, 1997 Mbani, J. M. [436], Cameroon K000540213
    Jan 1, 1997 Mbani, J. M. [509], Cameroon K000540214
    Jan 1, 1997 Fraser, P. [402], Cameroon K000540210
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [1019], Cameroon K000540190
    Jan 1, 1996 Ekema, N. [859], Cameroon K000540232
    Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [275], Cameroon K000540175
    Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [275], Cameroon K000540176
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1027], Cameroon K000086855
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1027], Cameroon K000086856
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1045], Cameroon K000086857
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [211], Cameroon K000094779
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [126], Cameroon K000094781
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [126], Cameroon K000094782
    Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1255], Cameroon K000094780
    Jan 1, 1992 Watts, J. [176], Cameroon K000094778
    Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [91], Cameroon K000094777
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [5964], Cameroon K000094776
    Apr 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [14632], Cameroon K000094783
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9475], Cameroon 15376.000
    Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 31174], Cameroon K000094772
    Olorunfemi, J. [30510], Cameroon K000094765
    Olorunfemi, J. [30510], Cameroon K000094766
    Binuyo, A. [35451], Cameroon K000094770
    Binuyo, A. [35451], Cameroon K000094771
    Tuley, P. [824], Nigeria 25708.000
    Thomas, D.W. [730], Cameroon 43477.000
    Thomas, D.W. [730], Cameroon K000094784
    Thomas, D.W. [2394], Cameroon K000094785
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9475], Cameroon K000094786
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9475], Cameroon K000094787
    Rudatis, H. [40], Cameroon K000094774
    Preuss, P.R. [22], Cameroon K000094773
    Clayton, W. D. [DC 225], Cameroon K000094775
    Daramola, B. O. [FHI 41046], Cameroon K000094768
    Daramola, B. O. [FHI 29844], Cameroon K000094769
    Preuss P.R. [370], Cameroon K000094767 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 137 (1892)

    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.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Pellegr. in Mém. Soc. Bot. Fr. 1950–51: 42.
    • in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 122, t. 12, E–H (1900)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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