1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Palisota Rchb.
      1. Palisota barteri Hook.f.

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

    [FWTA]

    Commelinaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Habit
    Usually stemless herb
    Flowers
    Flowers white, open from 4-6 p.m.
    Fruits
    Fruits green to purplish or red
    Ecology
    In rain-forest.
    [FWTA]

    Commelinaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Stem
    Stem abbreviated
    Petiole
    Petiole 7·5-10 cm. long
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina 30-35 cm. long
    Leaves
    Midrib brown-woolly-pubescent beneath
    Note
    Flowers and fruits not described. Imperfectly known species.
    [FWTA]

    Commelinaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

    Note
    Uncertain species.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Palisota barteri Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2011 Cheek, M. [5018], Cameroon K000024411
    Jan 1, 2011 Cheek, M. [5018], Cameroon K000024412
    Jan 1, 2011 Cheek, M. [5551], Cameroon K000024417
    Jan 1, 2011 Baker, W.J. [257], Cameroon K000024407
    Jan 1, 2011 Cable, S. [180], Cameroon K000024402
    Jan 1, 2011 Sonké, B. [686], Cameroon K000024406
    Jan 1, 2011 Ndam, N. [629], Cameroon K000024409
    Jan 1, 2011 Akogo, M. [70], Cameroon K000024410
    Jan 1, 2011 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [926], Cameroon K000024408
    Jan 1, 2011 Hunt, L. V. [3], Cameroon K000024405
    Aug 1, 2009 Barlow, L. [6], Cameroon K000582143
    Aug 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11101], Cameroon K000199755
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8406], Cameroon K000108312
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2751], Cameroon K000108308
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2459], Cameroon K000108311
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3326], Cameroon K000108313
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3483], Cameroon K000108314
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2558], Cameroon K000108315
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2835], Cameroon K000108320
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2699], Cameroon K000108441
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2908], Cameroon K000108309
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1958], Cameroon K000108310
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2135], Cameroon K000108316
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2180], Cameroon K000108317
    Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1802], Cameroon K000108325
    Jul 1, 2001 Sidwell, K. [323], Cameroon K000108321
    Jul 1, 2001 Ryan, P. [203], Cameroon K000108318
    Feb 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [8947], Cameroon K000108323
    Feb 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3976], Cameroon K000108322
    Mar 1, 1996 Lane, P. [474], Cameroon K000108324
    Jan 1, 1996 Cable, S. [1595], Cameroon K000108319
    Jul 1, 1993 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1507], Cameroon K000011674
    Jul 1, 1993 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1507], Cameroon K000011845
    Aug 11, 1900 Zenker, G.A. [1164], Cameroon K000307689 Unknown type material
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8886], Nigeria 12978.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9019], Nigeria 12981.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9019], Nigeria 12982.000
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8606], Nigeria 4598.000
    Onochie, C. [33,400], Nigeria 25628.000
    Keay, R.W.J. [25456], Nigeria 29422.000
    Stanfield, D.P. [118], Nigeria 12973.000
    Stanfield, D.P. [118A], Nigeria 15123.000
    Stanfield, D.P. [119], Nigeria 28486.000
    Morton, J.K., Ghana 33107.000
    Mann [94], Africa K000307655 Unknown type material
    Mann [94], Africa K000307551 Unknown type material
    Mann [94], Africa K000307552 Unknown type material
    Mann [94], Africa K000307553 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Mag. 88: t. 5318 (1862)

    Accepted by

    • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2009). Checklist of Commelinaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Mundi) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 106-122.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • J. K. Morton in J. Linn. Soc. 60: 204 (1967).
    • Troll in Beitr. Biol. Pfl. 36: 359, figs. 20 1, 21, 22 (1961)
    • C. B. Cl. in BC., Monogr. Phan. 3: 132(1881)
    • in Bot. Mag. t. 5318 (1862)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Cabezas, F.J., de la Estrella, M., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2009). Checklist of Commelinaceae of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Mundi) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 159: 106-122.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

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