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A revised key to the Warneckea species of Cameroon, and description of Warneckea ngutiensis (Melastomataceae-Olisbeoideae), a new Critically Endangered rainforest shrub

Author:
Stone, RobertDouglas, Cheek, Martin
Source:
Kew bulletin 2018 v.73 no.1 pp. 12
ISSN:
0075-5974
Subject:
Elaeis guineensis, oils, plant taxonomy, rain forests, shrubs, Cameroon
Abstract:
Warneckea ngutiensis R. D. Stone sp. nov. (Melastomataceae-Olisbeoideae) is described from near Nguti in SW Region, Cameroon. Unique in section Strychnoides in having only a vestigial staminal oil gland, this rainforest shrub is Critically Endangered due to an oil palm plantation project.
Agid:
5920687