1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Chytranthus Hook.f.
      1. Chytranthus ellipticus Hutch. & Dalziel

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea (Mt. Nimba), S. Nigeria.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, up to 30 ft. high, cauliflorous
    Flowers
    Whitish flowers in dense spike-like inflorescences
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Guinea, Nigeria

    Chytranthus ellipticus Hutch. & Dalziel appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brenan, J.P.M. [8579], Nigeria 9834.000
    Talbot, P.A. [3129 bis], Nigeria K000426344 Unknown type material
    Talbot, P.A. [1399 bis], Nigeria K000426345

    First published in Fl. W. Trop. Afr. 1: 504 (1928)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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
    • Radlk. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Sapindac. 798.
    • Kew Bull. 1929: 26
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 504 (1928)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.

    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
    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