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Apocynaceae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Adenium dataset covers 236 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 5 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 245 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are mainly distributed along the eastern side of the continent with records also occurring in Angola and Namibia.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are located in Mozambique and South Africa.

Data Source

The source of the Adenium distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 22:752, 22:753, 22:754, 22:755, 22:756, (1981)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Dictyophleba dataset covers 110 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 5 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 126 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around Central and West Africa.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are all located in Gabon, Cameroon and the Congo.

Data Source

The source of the Dictyophleba distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 37:1242 – 37:1246 (1988)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Funtumia dataset covers 196 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 12 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 245 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred along the coast of West Africa and through the Congo Basin.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are all located in Western and Central Africa.

Data Source

The source of the Funtumia distribution is

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 29:966 – 29:967, (1981)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Holarrhena dataset covers 296 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 3 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 300 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around two main areas in West Africa and East Africa

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are all distributed between these areas.

Data Source

The source of the Holarrhena distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 29:969 – 29:971
(1981)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Saba dataset covers 344 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 3 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 368 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are highest through the west and centre of the continent.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are located in West Africa.

Data Source

The source of the Saba distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 37:1248 – 37:1250 (1989)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Strophanthus dataset covers 658 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 32 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 1148 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are distributed widely throughout the continent.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are located in West Central Africa.

Data Source

The source of the Strophanthus distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 26:861 – 26:892
(1982)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Tabernaemontana dataset covers 452 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 33 Tabernaemontana taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 813 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around the Central West African countries of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. Another centre is shown in Madagascar.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are West Cameroon and Madagascar.

Data Source

The source of the Tabernaemontana distribution is:

Leeuwenberg A.J.M. (1991) A Revision of Tabernaemontana. The Old World Species. Whitstable Litho Ltd.,Whitstable, Kent.

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Voacanga dataset covers 416 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 7 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 588 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are highest through the centre of the continent from Gambia to Madagascar.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are located in Central Africa and Western Africa.

Data Source

The source of the Voacanga distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 30:1008 – 30:1014 (1985)

Last Updated: 18 December 2018