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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Convolvulaceae
Tribus: Dichondreae
Genus: Calycobolus
Species: C. acuminatus – C. acutus – C. africanus – C. bampsianus – C. cabrae – C. campanulatus – C. claessensii – C. gilgianus – C. glaber – C. goodii – C. hallianus – C. heineanus – C. heudelotii – C. insignis – C. kasaiensis – C. lanulosus – C. longiracemosus – C. micranthus – C. parviflorus – C. petitianus – C. racemosus – C. robynsianus – C. sericeus – C. upembaensis – C. zairensis
Source(s) of checklist:

Calycobolus Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. Syst. Veg. (ed. 15 bis) 5: II, 4. (1819)

Type species: Calycobolus emarginatus Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. Syst. Veg. (ed. 15 bis) 5: II, 4. (1819)


Dufourea Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 3: 113 (1819), nom. illeg.
Dethardingia Nees & Mart., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 11: 80 (1823), nom. superfl.
Reinwardtia Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 527 (1824), nom. illeg.
Prevostea Choisy, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 497 (1825).
Codonanthus G.Don, Gen. Hist. 4: 166 (1837).
Wilberforcia Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 8: t. 796 (1848), pro syn.
Baillaudea Roberty, Candollea 14: 25 (1952).

Primary references

Willdenow, C.L. von 1819. Systema Vegetabilium 5: II, 4.

Additional references

Breteler, F.J. 2013. Revision of Calycobolus (Convolvulaceae) in continental Africa. Plant Ecology and Evolution 146(3): 328–359. DOI: 10.5091/plecevo.2013.856 Reference page.
Staples, G.W. & Austin, D.F. 2009. Revision of neotropical Calycobolus and Porana (Convolvulaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 66: 133–153. DOI: 10.1017/S0960428609005319 Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Calycobolus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 08. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Calycobolus. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2019 November 08. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Calycobolus. Published online. Accessed: November 08 2019.
Tropicos.org 2019. Calycobolus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 08 November 2019.

Vernacular names

Calycobolus is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Convolvulaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southern Tropical America, Western Africa to Angola.[1]


Calycobolus acuminatus (Pilg.) Heine
Calycobolus acutus (Pilg.) Heine
Calycobolus africanus (G.Don) Heine
Calycobolus bampsianus Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus cabrae (De Wild. & T.Durand) Heine
Calycobolus campanulatus (K.Schum. ex Hallier f.) Heine
Calycobolus claessensii (De Wild.) Heine
Calycobolus gilgianus (Pilg.) Heine
Calycobolus glaber (Kunth) House
Calycobolus goodii Heine
Calycobolus hallianus Breteler
Calycobolus heineanus Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus heudelotii (Baker ex Oliv.) Heine
Calycobolus insignis (Rendle) Heine
Calycobolus kasaiensis Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus lanulosus D.F.Austin
Calycobolus longiracemosus Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus micranthus (Dammer) Heine
Calycobolus parviflorus (Mangenot) Heine
Calycobolus petitianus Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus racemosus (R.D.Good) Heine
Calycobolus robynsianus Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus sericeus (Kunth) House
Calycobolus upembaensis Lejoly & Lisowski
Calycobolus zairensis Lejoly & Lisowski


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