1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola ricinifolia Engl. & K.Krause

        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
    Small tree about 6 ft. high
    Ecology
    In forest
    Flowers
    Flowers among or below the leaves, brownish outside, dull yellow inside.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Cola ricinifolia Engl. & K.Krause appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2002 Darko, K. O. [3591], Cameroon K000094825
    Jan 1, 1994 Acworth, J.M. [83], Cameroon K000197885
    May 1, 1958 Tiku, D.A. [FHI 41901], Cameroon K000094827
    Jan 8, 1954 Tessmann, G. [961], Equatorial Guinea K000241065 Unknown type material
    Tessmann, G. [837], Equatorial Guinea K000241066 Unknown type material
    Clayton, W. D. [DC 222], Cameroon K000094826

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 334 (1911)

    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
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 45: 334 (1911).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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