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Record: oai:ARNO:525198

AuthorsG. Gosline, M. Cheek
TitleTwo new African species of Salacia (Salacioideae, Celastraceae)
JournalBlumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
KeywordsAfrica; Cameroon; Celastraceae; Congo (Brazzaville); conservation; primate-dispersed; Salacia; white sand
AbstractTwo new African species of Salacia (Salacioideae, Celastraceae) are described. Salacia arenicola is a scandent shrub endemic to a restricted white sand habitat in coastal Republic of Congo. It is assessed as
2012 category Vulnerable (VU). Salacia nigra is an erect shrub or small tree with dark purple flowers and large leaves found in the wet coastal forests of Cameroon and Nigeria and is also assessed as Vulnerable. A key to nonlianescent tropical African Salacias is given.
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