1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Vitex L.
      1. Vitex chrysocarpa Planch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Central African Republic, Zambia.

    [FWTA]

    Verbenaceae, H. Huber, F. N. Hepper & R. D. Meikle. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Small shrub or spreading tree
    Ecology
    Especially on banks of rivers
    Indumentum
    Indumentum mostly pale yellow
    Flowers
    Flowers violet, in peduncled cymes.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Togo, Zambia

    Vitex chrysocarpa Planch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dalziel, J.M. [771] K000241372 Unknown type material
    Vogel [142] K000241370 Unknown type material
    Vogel [142] K000241371 Unknown type material

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 486 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • 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. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Moldenke in Phytologia 5: 269.
    • Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 68 (1928)
    • Chev. Bot. 506
    • F.T.A. 5: 325
    • in Fl. Nigrit. 486 (1849)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • 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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    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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