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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: Dictyophleba
Species: D. leonensis – D. lucida – D. ochracea – D. rudens – D. setosa – D. stipulosa

Dictyophleba Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris, n.s., 1: 92 (1898)

Type species: Dictyophleba lucida (K.Schum.) Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris, n.s., 1: 93 (1898)


Pierre, J.B.L. 1898. Bulletin Mensuel de la Société Linnéenne de Paris. Paris n.s., 1: 92.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Dictyophleba in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Nov. 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Dictyophleba. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 1 2015. 2015. Dictyophleba. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 1 Nov. 2015.

Dictyophleba is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae first described as a genus in 1898. It is native to Africa and to the Comoros Islands in the Indian Ocean.[1][2][3][4][5]


Dictyophleba leonensis (Stapf) Pichon - West Africa from Cameroon to Liberia
Dictyophleba lucida (K.Schum.) Pierre - Comoros, central + southern Africa from Nigeria east to Tanzania and south to Zimbabwe
Dictyophleba ochracea (K.Schum. ex Hallier f.) Pichon - central Africa from Nigeria to Zaire
Dictyophleba rudens Hepper - Cameroon
Dictyophleba setosa Hoogh - Cameroon, Gabon
Dictyophleba stipulosa (S.Moore ex Wernham) Pichon - from Ivory Coast to Congo-Brazzaville


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo , ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
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.

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