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Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Rauvolfioideae
Tribus: Willughbeieae
Subtribus: Landolphiinae
Genus: Saba
Species: S. comorensis – S. senegalensis – S. thompsonii
Name

Saba (Pichon) Pichon, Mém. Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35: 302 (1953)

Type species: Saba comorensis (Bojer ex A.DC.) Pichon, Mém. Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35: 303 (1953

Synonyms

Basionym
Landolphia sect. Saba Pichon Mém. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 24: 140. (1948)

References

Pichon, M. 1953. Mémoires de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire 35: 302.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Saba in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Saba. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 1 2015.
Tropicos.org 2015. Saba. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 1.

Saba is a genus of plant in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1849. It is native to Madagascar, Comoros, and mainland Africa.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

Species[1]

Saba comorensis (Bojer ex A.DC.) Pichon - Madagascar, Comoros, Africa from Senegal to Somalia and south to Zimbabwe
Saba senegalensis (A.DC.) Pichon - Sahel from Senegal to Central African Republic
Saba thompsonii (A.Chev.) Pichon - W Africa (Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria)

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTOM, Bangui.
Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi. Scripta Botanica Belgica 34: 1-199.
Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.

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