1. Family: Campanulaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Lobelia Plum. ex L.
      1. Lobelia columnaris Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Equitorial Guinea.

    [FWTA]

    Lobeliaceae, E. Wimmer. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Erect simple herb, 6-9 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers blue or lilac
    Ecology
    In montane grassland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria

    Lobelia columnaris Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2005 Tchiengue, B. [1938], Cameroon K000436184
    Nov 1, 2003 Onana, J.-M. [2052], Cameroon K000746058
    Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3455], Cameroon K000338651
    Dec 1, 2000 Kamundi, D. [632], Cameroon K000338652
    Dec 1, 2000 Kamundi, D. [632], Cameroon K000338653
    Apr 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [713], Cameroon K000338650
    Jan 1, 1966 Boughey, A.S. [GC 10483], Cameroon K000518346
    Hepper, F.N. [1937], Cameroon K000518354
    Hepper, F.N. [1937], Cameroon K000518356
    Mann, G. [1316], Cameroon K000228540 Unknown type material
    Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000228541 Unknown type material
    Brunt, M.A. [109], Cameroon K000518355

    First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 6: 14 (1861)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lammers, T.G. (2007). World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae: 1-675. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • E. Wimm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. 4, 276b, Campanulac.-Lobelioid.: 660.
    • F.T.A. 3: 466
    • in J. linn. Soc. 6: 14 (1862)

    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 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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