African Plant Database

Mussaenda elegans Schumach. & Thonn.
Protologue : Beskr. Guin. Pl. 117 (1827)  
Information on the genus : Mussaenda
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gardenia coccinia G. Don (1824) non Mussaenda coccinia Pior.
=Bertiera coccinea (G. Don) G. Don (1834)
=Mussaenda elegans var. minor De Wild. & T. Durand (1899)
=*Mussaenda hispida Engl. (1887) World Checklist (unpublished)
=*Mussaenda discolor Thonn. ex DC. (1830)
=Mussaenda elegans var. psilocarpa Wernham (1913)
=Mussaenda elegans var. rotundifolia Wernham (1913)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:331 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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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