1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola rostrata 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, with wide crown, to 50 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers creamy yellow within.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9311], Cameroon K000027421
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9311], Cameroon K000460135
    Jul 1, 2002 Nemba, J. [73], Cameroon K000094763
    Jan 1, 1997 Acworth, J.M. [160], Cameroon K000008621
    Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [1107], Cameroon K000540235
    Jan 1, 1996 Akogo, M. [253], Cameroon K000540237
    Jan 1, 1996 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1101], Cameroon K000540236
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5070], Cameroon K000086859
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5070], Cameroon K000086860
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [5070], Cameroon K000086861
    Jan 1, 1994 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [886], Cameroon K000086858
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [328], Cameroon K000094758
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [300], Cameroon K000094759
    Jan 1, 1992 Jaff, B. [94], Cameroon K000086862
    Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4752], Cameroon K000094762
    Apr 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [14633], Cameroon K000094757
    Jan 1, 1953 Brenan, J.P.M. [9433], Cameroon K000094760
    Jan 1, 1953 Brenan, J.P.M. [9433], Cameroon K000094761
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9433], Cameroon 15378.000
    Binuyo, A. [35601], Cameroon K000094755
    Binuyo, A. [35601], Cameroon K000094756
    Thomas, D.W. [379], Cameroon 43376.000
    Thomas, D.W. [379], Cameroon K000094754
    Zenker, G.A. [2248], Cameroon K000240876
    Zenker, G.A. [2248] K000240877

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 314 (1903)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • 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
    • Pellegr. in Mém. Soc. Bot. Fr. 1950–51: 43.
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 33: 314 (1903)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

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