1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola philipi-jonesii Brenan & Keay

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Corolla
    Petals white or pinkish
    Fruits
    Fruits black, seeds embedded in reddish pulp.
    Habit
    Forest shrub, 6–10 ft. high Forest tree, to 60 ft. high, but often shrubby, sometimes persisting in savannah vegetation
    Flowers
    Flowers dull cream. Flowers small in copious brownish flat panicles

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Nigeria

    Cola philipi-jonesii Brenan & Keay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 29, 1955 Jones, A.P.D. [5838], Nigeria K000240898 holotype
    Nigeria 15377.000
    Jones, A.P.D. [5838], Nigeria K000240899 holotype

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 36: t. 3534 (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. 3534 (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