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Exploring the floristic diversity of tropical Africa
BackgroundUnderstanding the patterns of biodiversity distribution and what influences them is a fundamental pre-requisite for effective conservation and sustainable utilisation of biodiversity. SuchExpand
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Two ‘Extinct’ Trees Rediscovered Near Kilwa, Tanzania
ABSTRACT Preliminary botanical explorations in the little-known Namatimbili-Ngarama forest block located some 35 km inland of Kilwa in south-east Tanzania have rediscovered and further confirmed theExpand
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A revision of the genus Talbotiella Baker f. (Caesalpinioideae: Leguminosae)
SummaryA revision of the genus Talbotiella Baker f. (Caesalpinioideae: Leguminosae) is presented. Four species from Cameroon are described as new and a species of Hymenostegia, also from Cameroon, isExpand
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RAINBIO: a mega-database of tropical African vascular plants distributions
Abstract The tropical vegetation of Africa is characterized by high levels of species diversity but is undergoing important shifts in response to ongoing climate change and increasing anthropogenicExpand
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Gilbertiodendron tonkolili sp. nov. (Leguminosae–Caesalpinioideae) from Sierra Leone
Gilbertiodendron tonkolili Burgt & Estrella sp. nov. (Leguminosae–Caesalpinioideae) is described and illustrated. The new species is endemic to a small area in central Sierra Leone. GilbertiodendronExpand
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The Gilbertiodendron ogoouense species complex (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae), Central Africa
SummaryThe Gilbertiodendron ogoouense species complex consists of 14 tree species. Eight species are here newly described and one is here reinstated: G. bambolense Burgt; G. breteleri Burgt; G. eboExpand
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A third of the tropical African flora is potentially threatened with extinction
The tropical African flora is highly biodiverse, but around one in every three species is potentially threatened with extinction. Preserving tropical biodiversity is an urgent challenge when facedExpand
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Ann ea gen. nov . (Detarieae, Caesalpinioideae, Leguminosae): a home for two species long misplaced in Hymenostegia sensu lato
A new genus Annea is described to accommodate two tropical African legume species previously misplaced in Hymenostegia (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae, Detarieae). Annea gen. nov . is widespread inExpand
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Novitates Gabonensis 79: Hymenostegia elegans and H. robusta spp. nov. (Leguminosae–Caesalpinioideae) from Gabon
We have observed among the holdings of Hymenostegia (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) in several major herbaria that many of the specimens determined as H. klainei Pierre ex Pellegr. are not identifiedExpand
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