1. Family: Boraginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cordia L.
      1. Cordia senegalensis Juss. ex Poir.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa, Ethiopia.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A nearly glabrous shrub or tree up to 30 ft. high
    Flowers
    White flowers 1/3 in. long in lax terminal and axillary cymes.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Zaïre

    Cordia senegalensis Juss. ex Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mann [768], Cameroon K000418686 Unknown type material
    Barter [3425], Niger K000418705 syntype
    Staudt [614], Cameroon K000418685 syntype
    Heudelot [342], Gambia K000418706 Unknown type material
    Heudelot [s.n.], Gambia K000418707 syntype
    Rowland [s.n], Nigeria K000418704 Unknown type material

    First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 7: 47 (1806)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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.
    • Taton, A. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Boraginaceae: 1-82. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
    • 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
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 220, t. 333, 1-5
    • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 14: 1
    • Pellegr. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 81: 270
    • F.T.A. 4, 2: 16, partly
    • in Poir. Encycl. 7: 47 (1806)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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