1. Family: Burmanniaceae Blume
    1. Genus: Afrothismia Schltr.
      1. Afrothismia pachyantha Schltr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Burmanniaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    A tiny saprophyte up to 11/2 in. high
    Perianth
    Perianth about 1/4 in. long
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Extinct in:

    Cameroon

    Afrothismia pachyantha Schltr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schlechter, F.R.R. [15789], Cameroon K000541642 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 139 (1906)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Wilkin, P. & Saunders, R.M.K. (2007). World Checklist of Dioscoreales. Yams and their allies: 1-65. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Jonker, Monogr. Burmanniac. 224 (1938)
    • in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. 8: 44
    • in Engl., Bot. Jahrb. 38: 139, fig. 1, A-F (1906)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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