1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cola Schott & Endl.
      1. Cola verticillata (Thonn.) Stapf ex A.Chev.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to NW. Angola.

    [FTEA]

    Sterculiaceae, Martin Cheek & Laurence Dorr; Nesogordonia, Laurence Dorr, Lisa Barnett. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2007

    General
    It is readily recognized by the leaves (and inflorescences) arranged in whorls of three or four
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 80 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers cream with dark reddish markings within.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

    Cola verticillata (Thonn.) Stapf ex A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2008 Letouzey, R. [14968], Cameroon K000094685
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9069], Cameroon K000027403
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9507], Cameroon K000027404
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7089], Cameroon K000027409
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9680], Cameroon K000027401
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7089], Cameroon K000027410
    Jul 1, 2002 Letouzey, R. [14712], Cameroon K000094919
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3400], Cameroon K000027407
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2505], Cameroon K000027399
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2831], Cameroon K000027402
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [899], Cameroon K000027414
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [899], Cameroon K000027415
    Jul 1, 2002 Kenfack, D. [250], Cameroon K000027406
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1583], Cameroon K000027405
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [2181], Cameroon K000027408
    Jul 1, 2002 Sidwell, K. [399], Cameroon K000027400
    Jul 1, 2002 Sebsebe [5098], Cameroon K000027398
    Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [1578], Cameroon K000027411
    Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [1578], Cameroon K000027412
    Jan 1, 2002 Cable, S. [1578], Cameroon K000027413
    Jul 1, 1996 Sebsebe [5019], Cameroon K000106199
    Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1240], Cameroon K000540199
    Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1240], Cameroon K000540202
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [251], Cameroon K000540178
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [119], Cameroon K000540173
    Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [48], Cameroon K000540172
    Nigeria 18922.000
    Nigeria 22138.000
    Nigeria 22222.000
    Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.1], Cameroon K000094905
    Maitland, T.D. [592], Cameroon K000094906
    Lovi, N.K. [3843], Ghana 18763.000
    Russell, T.A. [14979], Nigeria 18776.000
    Russell, T.A. [14985], Nigeria 18780.000
    Thomas, D.W. [1218], Cameroon 43375.000
    Thomas, D.W. [1218], Cameroon K000094878

    First published in Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 6: 136 (1911)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 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.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    • 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
    • Vég. Util. 6: 136, fig. 3, t. 7 (1911), excl. syn. C. anomala
    • Sterculia verticillata Thonn. in Schum. Beskr. Guin. Pl. 240 (1827).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • T.T.C.L.: 594 (1949),

    Sources

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