Tabernaemontana africana

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Tabernaemontana africana


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Tabernaemontaneae
Subtribus: Tabernaemontaninae
Genus: Tabernaemontana
Species: Tabernaemontana africana



Tabernaemontana africana Hook. in W.Gray, 1825


  • Basionym
    • Tabernaemontana grandiflora Hook. in W.Gray, Trav. West. Afr.: 389 (1825), nom. illeg.
  • Heterotypic
    • Tabernaemontana longiflora Benth. in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 447 (1849).
    • Conopharyngia longiflora (Benth.) Stapf in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(1): 142 (1902).
    • Conopharyngia chippii Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1913: 77 (1913).
    • Tabernaemontana chippii (Stapf) Pichon, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 13: 251 (1948).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Africa Tropical
      • Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, ?Congo (Brazzaville)

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


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