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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, 30 ft. high
    Calyx
    Calyx light green
    Corolla
    Petals pink
    Anthers
    Anthers yellow.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

    Rhaptopetalum coriaceum Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2013 Ndam, N. [578], Cameroon K000798157
    Apr 1, 2010 Burgt, X.M. van der [1130], Cameroon K000023167
    Oct 1, 2003 Cable, S. [3717], Cameroon K000197630
    Oct 1, 2003 Kenfack, D. [298], Cameroon K000197631
    Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2822], Cameroon K000197628
    Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [2919], Cameroon K000197629
    Oct 1, 2003 Ryan, P. [237], Cameroon K000197627
    Apr 1, 1998 Nemba, J. [465], Cameroon K000510933
    Apr 1, 1998 Nemba, J. [305], Cameroon K000510935
    Jan 1, 1998 Thomas, D.W. [3030], Cameroon K000510934
    Jan 1, 1998 Thomas, D.W. [2851], Cameroon K000510936
    Jan 1, 1998 Thomas, D.W. [4426], Cameroon K000510937
    Jan 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [5473], Cameroon K000540646
    Jan 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [5473], Cameroon K000540647
    Jan 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [5109], Cameroon K000540657
    Jan 1, 1998 Wheatley, J.I. [539], Cameroon K000540655
    Jan 1, 1998 Watts, J. [918], Cameroon K000540658
    Jan 1, 1998 Watts, J. [526], Cameroon K000540662
    Jan 1, 1998 Lighava, M. [40], Cameroon K000540642
    Jan 1, 1998 Lighava, M. [40], Cameroon K000540650
    Jan 1, 1998 Faucher, P. [35], Cameroon K000540654
    Jan 1, 1998 Ekema, N. [1099], Cameroon K000540639
    Jan 1, 1998 Ndam, N. [627], Cameroon K000540651
    Jan 1, 1998 Ndam, N. [768], Cameroon K000540659
    Jan 1, 1998 Ndam, N. [663], Cameroon K000540660
    Jan 1, 1998 Akogo, M. [20], Cameroon K000540656
    Jan 1, 1998 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [792], Cameroon K000540663
    Jan 1, 1998 Tekwe, C. [24], Cameroon K000540652
    Jan 1, 1998 Tekwe, C. [65], Cameroon K000540653
    Jan 1, 1998 Nkeng, P. [26], Cameroon K000540661
    Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [652], Cameroon K000798158
    Ghana 48208.000
    Cheek, M. [5473], Cameroon 61617.000
    Mann [1443], Equatorial Guinea K000425973
    Mann [1443], Equatorial Guinea K000425975
    Mann [1443], Equatorial Guinea K000425974
    Thomson, W.C. [40], Equatorial Guinea K000425976
    Thomson, W.C. [40], Equatorial Guinea K000425977

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 160 (1865)

    Accepted by

    • Prance, G.T. & Jongkind, C.C.H. (2015). A revision of African Lecythidaceae Kew Bulletin 70(1; 6): 1-68.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 1: 351.
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Prance, G.T. & Jongkind, C.C.H. (2015). A revision of African Lecythidaceae Kew Bulletin 70(1; 6): 1-68.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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