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Irvingiaceae

Complete family data: Irvingiaceae

Cumulative Dataset

The Irvingiaceae dataset covers 185 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 9 Irvingiaceae taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 375 records.

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are highest across Central Africa and the Western African Coast.

All the hotspots are distributed throughout this area.

Species Diversity

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

10 Main Hotspots









Data Source

D.J. Harris, A revision of the Irvingiaceae.Bull. Nat, Plantentuin Belg. 65: 143-196 (31-05-1996)



Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Desbordesia dataset covers 29 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 1 Desbordesia taxa is mapped, creating a total cover of 29 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity, Endemism and hotspots are centred around the coast of Gabon, Cameroon and the Congo.

10 Main Hotspots

Data Source

D.J. Harris, A revision of the Irvingiaceae.Bull. Nat, Plantentuin Belg. 65: 143-196 (31-05-1996)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Irvingia dataset covers 146 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 6 Irvingia taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 223 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism around Cameroon, Congo, Gabon and Nigeria.

10 Main Hotspots

The hotspots are in Northern Congo, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Data Source

D.J. Harris, A revision of the Irvingiaceae.Bull. Nat, Plantentuin Belg. 65: 143-196 (31-05-1996)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Klainedoxa dataset covers 102 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 2 Klainedoxa taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 120 records.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around the Central West African countries of Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. And along the West African coast.

10 Main Hotspots

The major hotspots are West Cameroon,Gabon, The Democratic Republic of Congo and along the West African Coast.

Data Source

D.J. Harris, A revision of the Irvingiaceae.Bull. Nat, Plantentuin Belg. 65: 143-196 (31-05-1996)

Last Updated: 19 December 2018