1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ixora L.
      1. Ixora guineensis Benth.

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

    [FWTA]

    Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A small shrub
    Corolla
    Corolla pale pinkish-white
    Ecology
    Near the sea coast and by streams.
    [FWTA]

    Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Low shrub
    Calyx
    Red calyx
    Corolla
    White corolla
    Ecology
    In forest.
    [FWTA]

    Rubiaceae, F. N. Hepper & R. W. J. Keay. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Erect shrub or small tree, to 25 ft. high
    Corolla
    Corolla creamy-white, fragrant, becoming pinkish (or red fide Mann).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Ixora guineensis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2010 Etuge, M. [5194], Cameroon K000673361
    Sep 1, 2010 Darbyshire, I. [286], Cameroon K000673363
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2586], Cameroon K000518628
    Feb 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [8410], Cameroon K000025605
    Feb 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [8401], Cameroon K000025606
    Feb 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [7871], Cameroon K000025611
    Feb 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2727], Cameroon K000025457
    Feb 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2667], Cameroon K000025604
    Feb 1, 2002 Cable, S. [2564], Cameroon K000025607
    Feb 1, 2002 Cable, S. [679], Cameroon K000025608
    Feb 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1294], Cameroon K000025597
    Feb 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1960], Cameroon K000025598
    Feb 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [2064], Cameroon K000025600
    Feb 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1744], Cameroon K000025601
    Feb 1, 2002 Sidwell, K. [337], Cameroon K000025599
    Feb 1, 2002 Sidwell, K. [397], Cameroon K000025602
    Feb 1, 2002 Zapfack, L. [592], Cameroon K000025603
    Feb 1, 2002 Onana, J.-M. [951], Cameroon K000025458
    Feb 1, 2002 Mackinder, B. [288], Cameroon K000025610
    Jan 1, 2001 Onana, J.-M. [980], Cameroon K000460319
    Jan 1, 1998 Acworth, J.M. [61], Cameroon K000436538
    Jan 1, 1998 Ndam, N. [1148], Cameroon K000436545
    Jan 1, 1998 Fraser, P. [410], Cameroon K000436921
    Dec 1, 1995 Lane, P. [145], Cameroon K000085522
    Dec 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [390], Cameroon K000085520
    Dec 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [390], Cameroon K000085521
    Nov 1, 1995 Lane, P. [174], Cameroon K000086309
    Nov 1, 1995 Lane, P. [391], Cameroon K000086311
    Jan 1, 1995 Thomas, D.W. [9766], Cameroon K000086306
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5699], Cameroon K000027586
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [3567], Cameroon K000085518
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5396a], Cameroon K000086303
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5906], Cameroon K000086307
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5190], Cameroon K000086310
    Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [563], Cameroon K000085609
    Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [779], Cameroon K000798155
    Jan 1, 1995 Mann [19], Bioko K000411816
    Jan 1, 1995 Baker, W.J. [235], Cameroon K000086297
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1474], Cameroon K000086296
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [546], Cameroon K000086299
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [172], Cameroon K000086301
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1365], Cameroon K000086302
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [304], Cameroon K000086304
    Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [252], Cameroon K000027591
    Jan 1, 1995 Sidwell, K. [165], Cameroon K000085519
    Jan 1, 1995 K000411817 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1338], Cameroon K000086314
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1336], Cameroon K000086316
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1346], Cameroon K000086317
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1021], Cameroon K000086319
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1172], Cameroon K000086324
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [927], Cameroon K000086308
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [263], Cameroon K000086318
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [165], Cameroon K000086320
    Jan 1, 1995 Jaff, B. [147], Cameroon K000086312
    Jan 1, 1995 Jaff, B. [174], Cameroon K000086322
    Jan 1, 1995 Mann. [315], Bioko K000411814
    Jan 1, 1995 Mann. [315], Bioko K000411815
    Jan 1, 1995 Khayota, B. [477], Cameroon K000027590
    Jan 1, 1995 Khayota, B. [541], Cameroon K000086300
    Jan 1, 1995 Faucher, P. [28], Cameroon K000086305
    Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [480], Cameroon K000086321
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [127], Cameroon K000086323
    Jan 1, 1995 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [23], Cameroon K000086326
    Jan 1, 1995 Mbani, J. M. [118], Cameroon K000085608
    Jan 1, 1995 Mbani, J. M. [77], Cameroon K000086325
    Jan 1, 1995 Tekwe, C. [153], Cameroon K000085517
    Jan 1, 1995 Kwangue, A. [98], Cameroon K000086315
    Jan 1, 1995 Balding, S. [12], Cameroon K000085516
    Jan 1, 1994 Hurst, J. [8], Cameroon K000086298
    Talbot, P.A. [230], Nigeria K000411839 Unknown type material
    Talbot, P.A. [2038], Nigeria K000411840 Unknown type material
    Nguembock, F. [28a], Cameroon K000086313
    Hunt, L. V. [43], Cameroon K000086294
    Stannard, B. [PCD4991], Bahia Ixora breviflora K000013383
    Ferraz, E. [751] Ixora breviflora K000012336

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 414 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 3: 165.
    • in Fl. Nigrit. 414 (1849)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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