Canthium henriquesianum (K.Schum.) G.Taylor
  • A.W.Exell, Cat. Vasc. Pl. S. Tomé: 210 (1944) 

General Description

A glabrous climbing or scrambling shrub with shiny coriaceous leaves; flowers yellow-green; beside upland streams.


beside upland streams


[Br.] Cam.: Sabga, 6,200 ft., Bamenda (fl. & fr. Jan.) Keay FHI 28462! Mambila Plateau, 6,000 ft., Adamawa (fr. Jan.) Latilo & Daramola FHI 34398! Vogel Peak, 4,000 ft., Adamawa (Nov.) Hepper 1487!

S. Nig.: Ikwette Plateau, 5,000 ft., Obudu Div. (Dec.) Savory & Keay FHI 25132! 25241!

S. L.: Bintumane Peak, 5,400 ft. (Jan.) T. S. Jones 141! Jaeger 4170! Sankan Biriwa summit, 5,500 ft. (fr. Jan.) Cole 150!

N. Nig.: Jos Plateau (Nov., Jan.) Lely 719! P51! Batten-Poole 255!

Guin.: Pita Pobéguin 2185! Boulivel Pobéguin 18042. Mali Schnell 2301!


in Cat. S. Tomé 210 (1944).


  • 1 Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. Continental Publishing, Deurne.

 Information From

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa. Published on the Internet;
World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
WCSP 2014. 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; Retrieved 2011 onwards
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