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Rubiaceae

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Anthrospermum dataset covers 256 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 49 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 566 records.

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around South Africa with the taxa being present north up to Ethiopia.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The major hotspots are located in South Africa, Madagascar. Zimbabwe and Kenya.

Data Source

10 Main Hotspots

The source of the Anthrospermum distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 33:1076 – 34:1124, (1987)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Galium dataset covers 226 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 30 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 442 records.

Both Species Diversity and Endemism are centred around South Africa extending along the eastern side of the continent.

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The major hotspots are located in South Africa, Tanzania and Kenya.

Data Source

10 Main Hotspots

The source of the Galium distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 17:564 – 17:588,(1979); 27:898 – 27:903, (1984); 37:1252

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Psychotria dataset covers 432 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 88 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 969 records.

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

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The major hotspots are located in Central Africa.

Data Source

10 Main Hotspots

The source of the Psychotria distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 4:100 – 4:132, 4:91- 4:99, 5:123- 5:154, 6:155 – 6:178, (1973)

Cumulative Dataset

Species Diversity

The Tricalysia dataset covers 561 1-degree grid cells out of the total 2169 of sub-Saharan Africa. 108 taxa are mapped, creating a total cover of 1234 records.

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

Range Size Rarity (endemism)

The major hotspots are also widely distributed.

Data Source

10 Main Hotspots

The source of the Tricalysia distribution is:

Distributiones Plantarum Africanarum 16:532 – 16:562
(1979), 21:711, 23:760 – 23:767 (1982), 24:806 – 24:813 (1983), 28:924 – 28:937 (1986), 31:1029 – 31:1062 (1987), 32:1062 – 32:1074 (1987)

Last Updated: 1 February 2019