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17 November 1997 Notes on the genus Amorphophallus (Araceae) — 6. Six new species and two new subspecies from Africa
Stephan Ittenbach, Wolfram Lobin
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Abstract

While preparing a revision of the African species of Amorphophallus some new taxa have been recognized. A. barthlottii (Ivory Coast and Liberia), A. canaliculatus (Gabon), A. hetterscheidii (Gabon, Zaire and Central African Republic), A. impressus (Tanzania and Malawi), A. margretae (Zaire), A. richardsiae (Zambia), A. abyssinicus subsp. akeassii (Ivory Coast, Ghana and Nigeria), and A calabaricus subsp. mayoi (Zaire, Uganda and Kenya) are described as new to science.

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Stephan Ittenbach and Wolfram Lobin "Notes on the genus Amorphophallus (Araceae) — 6. Six new species and two new subspecies from Africa," Willdenowia 27(1/2), 147-160, (17 November 1997). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.27.2713
Published: 17 November 1997
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