1. Family: Boraginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cordia L.
      1. Cordia aurantiaca Baker

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

    [FWTA]

    Boraginaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A shrub or small tree 16-26 ft. high, brownish-velvety on the young parts
    Flowers
    Orange-yellow flowers, 3/4 in. long in terminal cymes.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Cordia aurantiaca Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2786], Cameroon K000008643
    Jul 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1558], Cameroon K000008641
    Jul 1, 2003 Groves, M. [103], Cameroon K000008642
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [55], Cameroon K000381413
    Jan 1, 1993 Kwangue, A. [39], Cameroon K000381414
    Jan 1, 1989 Nemba, J. [448], Cameroon K000029780
    Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [3486], Cameroon K000029790
    Jan 1, 1972 Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9822], Cameroon K000029779
    Dec 1, 1970 Vermoesen, F.M.C. [7463], Congo, DRC K000418683
    Dec 1, 1970 Vermoesen, F.M.C. [1935], Congo, DRC K000418684
    Jan 1, 1961 Adebusuyi, E. [44025], Cameroon K000029782
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37390], Cameroon K000029783
    Maitland, T.D. [511], Cameroon K000029786
    Maitland, T.D. [511], Cameroon K000029787
    Maitland, T.D. [570], Cameroon K000029788
    Hutchinson, J. [102], Cameroon K000029784
    Thomas, D.W. [3487], Cameroon K000029793
    Thomas, D.W. [3487], Cameroon K000029789
    Thomas, D.W. [704], Cameroon K000029791
    Mann [4], Equatorial Guinea K000418703
    Welwitsch [5430], Angola K000418653
    Zenker, G.A. [931], Cameroon K000418689
    Soyaux, H. [132], Gabon K000418690 Unknown type material
    Soyaux, H. [53] K000418691
    Smith, C. [s.n.], Congo K000418692 syntype
    Mambo, P. [34], Cameroon K000029792
    Deistel, H. [620], Cameroon K000029785
    Brunt, M.A. [1068], Cameroon K000029781
    Goossens [1197], Congo, DRC Cordia goossensii K000418682

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1894: 26 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • 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.
    • Taton, A. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Boraginaceae: 1-82. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 4, 2: 10 (1905).
    • in Kew Bull. 1894: 26
    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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    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/
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