1. Family: Phyllanthaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Bridelia Willd.
      1. Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Yemen.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A savannah shrub or tree, to 15 ft. high, or more
    Flowers
    Flowers in small axillary clusters, red in bud, yellow when open.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Central African Repu, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1955 Schweinfurth, G. [1536], Sudan K000406021 Unknown type material
    Sep 1, 1955 Barter [577], Nigeria K000406038
    Schweinfurth, G. [1496], Sudan K000406020
    Schweinfurth, G. [1844], Sudan K000406022 Unknown type material
    Barter [908], Nigeria K000406039 Unknown type material
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [1283], Mali K000385809
    Toutain, B. [901], Burkina Faso K000385808

    First published in Flora 47: 515 (1864)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Chev. Bot. 554.
    • F.T.A. 6, 1: 614
    • in Flora 47: 515 (1864)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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/
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    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/
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