1. Family: Sapindaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Chytranthus Hook.f.
      1. Chytranthus macrobotrys (Gilg) Exell & Mendonça

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest shrub or small tree, to 35 ft. high, rarely more, sparingly branched
    Inflorescences
    Racemes on old wood, pendulous
    Flowers
    Erect brownish flowers.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, Zaïre

    Chytranthus macrobotrys (Gilg) Exell & Mendonça appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 von Rege, I. [1], Cameroon K000011003
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30640], Cameroon K000093262
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30640], Cameroon K000093263
    Thomas, D.W. [2506], Cameroon K000093258
    Zenker, G.A. [388], Cameroon K000426333
    Dundas J. [8368], Cameroon K000093260
    Dundas J. [8368], Cameroon K000093261

    First published in L.W.Carrisso, Consp. Fl. Angol. 2: 84 (1954)

    Accepted by

    • Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien Haussknechtia, Beih. 15: 1-220.
    • 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.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Consp. Fl. Ang. 2: 84 (1954).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien Haussknechtia, Beih. 15: 1-220.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • 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
    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/
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