1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Vitex L.
      1. Vitex thyrsiflora Baker

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    An undershrub or small tree with glabrous branches
    Leaves
    5-foliolate leaves
    Flowers
    Small white flowers in terminal panicles
    Ecology
    In forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Vitex thyrsiflora Baker appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2001 Kenfack, D. [267], Cameroon K000107586
    Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [337], Cameroon K000011967
    Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14015], Cameroon K000029513
    Jan 1, 1895 Harrison, D. [5] K000192742
    Jan 1, 1895 Rowland, Dr. [s.n.], Nigeria K000192741
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30608], Cameroon K000029511
    Maitland, T.D. [565], Cameroon K000029515
    Maitland, T.D. [598], Cameroon K000029517
    Ujor, E.U. [FHI 29288], Cameroon K000029512

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 152 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Meerts, P. (2018). Synopsis of the genus Vites (Lamiaceae) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Plant Ecology and Evolution 151: 380-392.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 233
    • Moldenke in Phytologia 6: 152.
    • Pieper in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 62, Beibl. 141 (as "142"): 54 (1928)
    • F.T.A. 5: 319
    • in Eew Bull. 1895: 152
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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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