1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Chytranthus Hook.f.
      1. Chytranthus carneus Radlk.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to N. Angola.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A small tree, to 15 ft. or more high; cauliflorous
    Flowers
    White velvety flowers in slender panicles at the base of the stem
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Chytranthus carneus Radlk. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [913], Cameroon K000460347
    Apr 1, 2007 Burgt, X.M. van der [913], Cameroon K000460358
    Jan 1, 1997 Khayota, B. [480], Cameroon K000011001
    Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1464], Cameroon K000339547
    Jun 17, 1954 Zenker, G.A. [4627], Cameroon Chytranthus villiger K000426329 isotype
    Zenker, G.A. [3803], Cameroon Chytranthus longiracemosus K000426334

    First published in G.W.J.Mildbraed (ed.), Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped., Bot. 2: 478 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • 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
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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
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