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Leplaea

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Leplaea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Meliaceae.[1]

Its native range is western Tropical Africa to Uganda. It is found in Cabinda Province (of Angola), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zaïre.[1]

The genus name of Leplaea is in honour of Edmond Leplae (1868–1941), a Belgian agricultural engineer, professor of agriculture in Liège.[2] It was first described and published in Rev. Zool. Bot. Africaines Vol.9 (Suppl. Bot.) on page 61 in 1921.[1]

Known species

According to Kew:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Leplaea Vermoesen | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  2. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
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Leplaea: Brief Summary

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Leplaea is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Meliaceae.

Its native range is western Tropical Africa to Uganda. It is found in Cabinda Province (of Angola), Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zaïre.

The genus name of Leplaea is in honour of Edmond Leplae (1868–1941), a Belgian agricultural engineer, professor of agriculture in Liège. It was first described and published in Rev. Zool. Bot. Africaines Vol.9 (Suppl. Bot.) on page 61 in 1921.

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