Taxon: Leea guineensis G. Don

 
Genus: Leea
Family: Vitaceae
  Subfamily: Leeoideae
Nomen number: 315504
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 1:712. 1831
Name Verified on: 22-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Zambia
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Gabon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Assam, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Sikkim, - Tamil Nadu, - Uttar Pradesh
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; India - Andaman and Nicobar; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, - Java, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Sumatra; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Indonesia - Irian Jaya

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. 1937- (F Angol)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hajra, P. K. et al., eds. Flora of Andaman-Nicobar Islands. 1999- (F Andaman Nicobar)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Ridsdale, C. E. 1974. A revision of the family Leeaceae (Blumea) 22:93.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Staples, G. W. & D. R. Herbst 1996. Nomenclatural changes affecting cultivated plants. I. (Baileya) 23:176.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

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