1. Family: Commelinaceae Mirb.
    1. Palisota Rchb.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

    Introduced into:

    Trinidad-Tobago

    Palisota Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2009 Traoré, A. [138] 76204.000
    Aug 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [8548], Cameroon K000746710
    Aug 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3561], Cameroon K000746700
    Aug 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3628], Cameroon K000746709
    Bogner, J. [1264], Gabon 40886.000
    Harris, D.J. [2610], Central African Republic 60042.000
    Harris, D.J. [2582], Central African Republic 60066.000

    First published in Consp. Regn. Veg.: 59 (1828)

    Accepted by

    • Faden, R. (2012). Commelinaceae Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-244.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 8: 27. Nom. cons.
    • Gen. Pl. 125 (1836)

    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