1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Vitex L.
      1. Vitex micrantha Gürke

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, 15-80 ft. high
    Leaves
    Fairly small, mostly 5-foliolate leaves
    Flowers
    Small white flowers in poor, long-pedunculate cymes.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Vitex micrantha Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mann [860], Sierra Leone K000192744
    Mann [860], Sierra Leone K000192743

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 18: 170 (1893)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 232, t. 336, 1-3
    • Moldenke in Phytologia 5: 473.
    • Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 56 (1928)
    • Chev. Bot. 507
    • F.T.A. 5: 324
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 18: 170 (1894)

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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