1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Genus: Palisota Rchb.
      1. Palisota preussiana K.Schum. ex C.B.Clarke

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb with a rather slender erect stem
    Leaves
    Leaves scattered in the upper part
    Inflorescences
    A single terminal inflorescence of mauve flowers
    Ecology
    In upland forest.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is.

    Palisota preussiana K.Schum. ex C.B.Clarke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2011 Hunt, L. V. [78], Cameroon K000024414
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3383], Cameroon K000108444
    Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [9167], Cameroon K000011681
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [636], Cameroon K000011679
    Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [394], Cameroon K000011680
    Aug 11, 1900 Preuss [996], Cameroon K000307680 Unknown type material

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 8: 30 (1901)

    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.
    • 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.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • J. K. Morton in J. Linn. Soc. 60: 205 (1967).
    • in F.T.A. 8: 30 (1901)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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