African Plant Database

Mussaenda arcuata Lam. ex Poir.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 4: 392 (1797) 
Information on the genus : Mussaenda
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mussaenda abyssinica Chiov. (1911)
=Mussaenda arcuata var. pubescens Wernham (1913)
=Mussaenda arcuata var. parviflora S. Moore (1906)
=Mussaenda laurifolia A. Chev. (1920)
=Landia stelligera Comm.
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Vine; Humid, Subhumid, Subarid; Woodland, Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 234
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2003). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 5[3]: 434-435
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 295

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 31: t.1231 (1956).
  • PLOWES D.C.H. (1976). Wild Flowers of Rhodesia. A guide to some of the common wild flowers of Rhodesia. Longman Rhodesi
  • TREGOLD M.H., H.M. BIEGEL & H. ASHTON (1986). Food plants of Zimbabwe: With Old and New Ways of Preparation : 74
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 572

Bibliography other :
  • DAVIS, A.P. & E. FIGUEIREDO (2007). A checklist of the Rubiaceae (coffee family) of Bioko and Annobon (Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea). Systematics & Biodiversity 5(2): 168 
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