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  1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Macaranga Thouars
      1. Macaranga occidentalis (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, 30–60 ft. high
    Ecology
    At margin of montane forest
    Spines
    Stem and branches often with spines
    Flowers
    Flowers green
    Fruits
    Fruits with a yellow granular covering.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Macaranga occidentalis (Müll.Arg.) Müll.Arg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2011 Mann, G. [303], Bioko K000821645 isosyntype
    Jan 1, 2011 Mann, G. [303], Bioko K000821646 isosyntype
    Mar 1, 2008 Onana, J.-M. [3618], Cameroon K000541143
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [1867], Cameroon K000436422
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2227], Cameroon K000436208
    Feb 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [9045], Cameroon K000198641
    Jan 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10738], Cameroon K000746223
    Jan 1, 2004 Ghogue, J.-P. [1033], Cameroon K000746224
    Apr 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7067], Cameroon K000026545
    Apr 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7745], Cameroon K000026546
    Apr 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [8339], Cameroon K000026549
    Apr 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2499], Cameroon K000026547
    Apr 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2811], Cameroon K000026548
    Apr 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3630], Cameroon K000026551
    Apr 1, 2002 Sidwell, K. [435], Cameroon K000026552
    Apr 1, 2002 Williams, S. [142], Cameroon K000026544
    Apr 1, 2002 Elad, M. [91], Cameroon K000026550
    Oct 14, 2001 Mann, G. [1189], Cameroon K000425808 syntype
    Jun 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9851], Cameroon K000338893
    Apr 1, 1999 Onana, J.-M. [626], Cameroon K000338892
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [24], Cameroon K000085113
    Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [179], Cameroon K000085122
    Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [112], Cameroon K000085123
    Jan 1, 1993 Nkeng, P. [65], Cameroon K000085108
    Mann, G. [2155], Cameroon K000425807 syntype
    Mann, G. [771], Cameroon K000180889
    Mann, G. [991], Cameroon K000180891
    unknown [2155], Cameroon K000425806
    Brunt, M.A. [227], Cameroon K000180888

    Bibliography

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 15(2): 994 (1866)

    Accepted by

    • Barberá, P., Velayos, M. & Aedo, C. (2013). Annotated checklist and identification keys of the Acalyphoideae (Euphorbiaceae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Phytotaxa 140: 1-25.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 7: 315.
    • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 936

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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