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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America, W. Africa to Angola.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Colombia, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, French Guiana, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Suriname, Tanzania, Venezuela, Zaïre

Calycobolus Willd. ex Schult. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Meikle, R.D. [1249], Nigeria 34236.000

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 5: 4 (1819)

Accepted by

  • Austin, D.F. & Cavalcante, P.B. (1982). Convolvuláceas da Amazônia Publicações Avulsas do Museo Goeldi 36: 1-134.
  • Austin, D.F. in Lasser, T. (1982). Convolvulaceae Flora de Venezuela 8(3): 15-226. Fundación Educación Ambiental.
  • Austin, D.F. in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (1998). Convolvulaceae Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 4: 377-424. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Heine, H. in Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J.M. (1963). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Tropical Africa, second edition 2: 335-352 + 496. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations.
  • Staples, G.W. & D.F. Austin (2009). Revision of neotropical Calycobolus and Porana (Convolvulaceae) Edinburgh Journal of Botany 66: 133-153.

Not accepted by

  • Meisner, C.F. in Martius, C.F.P.von & auct. suc. (eds.) (1869). Convolvulaceae Flora Brasiliensis 7: 199-370. [Cited as Prevostea Choisy.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Heine in Kew Bull. 16: 387 (1963).
  • House in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34 143
  • Syst. Veg. 5: II (1819)

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0