1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Mansoa DC.
      1. Mansoa difficilis (Cham.) Bureau & K.Schum.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to Bolivia and NE. Argentina.

    [FTEA]

    Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

    Habit
    Climber.
    Leaves
    Leaves with one pair of leaflets and terminal 3-fid tendrils.
    Leaflets
    Leaflets broadly lanceolate to elliptic, 3.5–8 × 1.3–4.5 cm.
    Flowers
    Flowers 1–3 in leaf-axils.
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 5 mm long.
    Corolla
    Corolla orange-red outside, flushed orange-red inside and with reddish yellow lobes or pink to purple, funnel-shaped, ± 5 cm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit linear-oblong, ± 15.5 × 1.5–2 cm, longitudinally ridged.
    Note
    Native of Brazil. Cultivated in Kenya: Nairobi, Mar. 1953, Jex -Blake H82/53/4; Nairobi Arboretum Block XXXII, 15 Apr. 1952, Dyson 261 & 16 June 1952, G. R. Williams 447; and Tanzania: Lushoto District: Amani Nursery, 28 Sept. 1943, Greenway 6818.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Paraguay

    Mansoa difficilis (Cham.) Bureau & K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 21, 2012 Dawe, M.T. [17], Brazil K000990044
    Jun 21, 2012 Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000990019
    Jun 21, 2012 Mello, J.C. [33], Brazil K000990012
    Jun 21, 2012 Glaziou, A.F.M. [12990], Brazil K000990026
    Jun 21, 2012 Glaziou, A.F.M. [15252], Brazil K000990027
    Jun 21, 2012 Glaziou, A.F.M. [15256], Brazil K000990029
    Jun 21, 2012 Braga, R. [108], Brazil K000990051
    Jun 21, 2012 Gardner [803], Brazil K000990024
    Jun 21, 2012 Borrowes, D.B. [20], Brazil K000990043
    Jun 21, 2006 Mello, J.C. [33], Brazil K000990013
    Oct 1, 2001 Mello-Silva, R. [1839], Brazil K000990042
    Jan 1, 1993 Ratter, J.A. [6038], Brazil K000990009
    Jan 1, 1978 Lindeman, J.C. [1650], Brazil K000990052
    Jul 25, 1972 Klein, R.M. [9396], Brazil K000990041
    Jul 25, 1972 Klein, R.M. [8701], Brazil K000990046
    Jan 17, 1964 Reitz, R. [15376], Uruguay K000990047
    Jan 17, 1964 Reitz, R. [14459], Brazil K000990049
    Jan 17, 1963 Hatschbach, G.G. [9107], Brazil K000990054
    Jan 4, 1963 Cabrera, A.L. [14222], Brazil K000990023
    Jun 1, 1961 Hatschbach, G.G. [7663], Brazil K000990056
    Jul 26, 1956 Klein, R.M. [1354], Brazil K000990048
    17141.000
    Harley, R.M. [21282], Brazil K000990008
    Hassler, E. [1823], Paraguay K000449638 syntype
    Hassler, E. [1129], Paraguay K000449639 syntype
    Hassler, E. [7213], Paraguay K000449640
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [4718], Brazil K000449560 syntype
    K000449562
    Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000990020
    Usteri, A. [12], Brazil K000990021
    Usteri, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000990022
    Joly, A.B. [s.n.], Brazil K000990018
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000990185
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000990188
    Weir [95], Brazil K000449636 holotype
    Weir [s.n.], Brazil K000449637 holotype
    Dusén, P. [11976], Brazil K000990061
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000449558
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000449559 isotype
    Handro, O. [632], Brazil K000990017
    Freire [s.n.], Brazil K000990186
    Mattos, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000990060
    Mello, J.C. [33], Brazil K000990014
    Klein, R.M. [8701], Brazil K000990045
    Reitz, R. [14353], Brazil K000990050
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [11252], Brazil K000990028
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [4119], Brazil K000990183
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [6814], Brazil K000990187
    Hoehne, F.C. [s.n.], Brazil K000990015
    Hatschbach, G.G. [9430], Brazil K000990053
    Hatschbach, G.G. [3183], Brazil K000990055
    Hatschbach, G.G. [6126], Brazil K000990057
    Hatschbach, G.G. [3796], Brazil K000990058
    Lange, R. [108], Brazil K000990059
    Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K000990184
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000990010
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000990011
    Burchell [4876], Brazil K000990016
    Cochester [s.n.], Brazil K000990025
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [2644], Brazil Adenocalymma splendens K000449561

    First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 8(2): 201 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Lohmann, L.G. & Taylor, C.M. (2014). A new generic classifiaction of tribe Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 348-489.
    • Lohmann, L.G. (2006). Manuscript on a new generic classification of Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) based on molecular phylogenetic data and morphological synapomorphies.
    • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lohmann, L.G. (2006). Manuscript on a new generic classification of Bignonieae (Bignoniaceae) based on molecular phylogenetic data and morphological synapomorphies.
    • Arbo, M.M. (1999). Bignoniaceae Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 361-374.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East 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/
    © 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