1. Family: Lecythidaceae A.Rich.
    1. Rhaptopetalum Oliv.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Rhaptopetalum Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2003 Cable, S. [2479], Cameroon K000197625

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 159 (1865)

    Accepted by

    • Prance, G.T. & Jongkind, C.C.H. (2015). A revision of African Lecythidaceae Kew Bulletin 70(1; 6): 1-68.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 351, under Olacaceae.

    Sources

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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