Mussaenda chippii

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Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Ixoroideae
Tribus: Mussaendeae
Genus: Mussaenda
Species: Mussaenda chippii


Mussaenda chippii Wernham, J. Bot. 51: 237 (1913); as 'M. Chippii'

  • Typus: T.F. Chipp 323 (holotypus: K [cf. K000042812(JSTOR), collected on 26 August 1912, without type indication apart from a determination slip left by H.F. Wernham on 13 June 1913]).
  • Type locality: Gold Coast[Ghana]. Amokokrom, W. Apollonia, in tall evergreen forest.


  • Heterotypic
    • Mussaenda buntingii Wernham, J. Bot. 51: 237 (1913); as 'M. Buntingii'; not accepted by Irvine (1961: 689) [cited as Mussaenda chippii]


Native distribution areas:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Akan: Damaram [Asante] (Irvine 1961)