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Tabernanthe iboga


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: Tabernanthe
Species: T. elliptica – T. iboga


Tabernanthe Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 783. (1889)

  • Type species: Tabernanthe iboga Baill., Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1: 783. (1889)


  • Heterotypic
    • Iboga Braun-Blanq. & K.Schum., Mitt. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. 2: 157 (1889)
    • Daturicarpa Stapf, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921: 166 (1921)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cabinda, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola.

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


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