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  1. Family: Phyllanthaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Bridelia Willd.
      1. Bridelia grandis Pierre ex Hutch.

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

    [FWTA]

    Euphorbiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A forest tree, to 100 ft. high
    Bark
    Black longitudinally fissured bark
    Roots
    Aerial roots at the base of stem
    Spines
    Spines on branches and on young trees.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Bridelia grandis Pierre ex Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1955 Jolly [163], Gabon K000406029
    Klaine [631], Gabon K000406028 isolectotype
    Thollon, M. [81], Gabon K000406027

    Bibliography

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 1042 (1913)

    Accepted by

    • Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in F.T.A. 6, 1: 1042 (1913).

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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