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Taxon: Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers

Genus: Pentas
Family: Rubiaceae subfamily: Rubioideae tribe: Knoxieae.
Nomen number: 27317
Place of publication: Voyage au Yemen 142. 1889
Name verified on: 30-Apr-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Apr-2010
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda; Zaire [e.]
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Fournet, J. 1978. Flore illustree des phanerogames de Guadeloupe et de Martinique. [lists as P. lanceolata (Forssk.) K. Schum.].
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989–. Flora of Ethiopia. (and Eritrea. 2000)
  • Lebrun, J.-P. et al. 1989. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Republique de Djibouti.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 2008. Mabberley's plant-book: a portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses, third edition.
  • Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed. [lists as P. lanceolata (Forssk.) K. Schum.].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?27317 (30 July 2014)

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