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Taxon: Raphia longiflora G. Mann & H. Wendl.

Genus: Raphia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Calamoideae
Tribe: Lepidocaryeae
Subtribe: Raphiinae
Nomen number: 30864
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 24:438, t. 39, 42. 1864
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo (w.), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (s.)


  1. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  2. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  3. Letouzey, R. 1978. Notes phytogéographiques sur les Palmiers du Cameroun. Adansonia sér. 2, 18:310. Note: prob. = Raphia hookeri G. Mann & H. Wendl.

Check other web resources for Raphia longiflora G. Mann & H. Wendl. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30864. Accessed 20 July 2019.