Description of Gaertnera luteocarpa (Gentianales: Rubiaceae), with two subspecies, a new forest shrub species from Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana

Carel Christiaan Hugo JONGKIND

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2015 (126) - Pages 1-8 (EJT-126)

Published on 19 June 2015

Gaertnera luteocarpa sp. nov., with two subspecies, is described and illustrated. The new species resembles G. spicata K.Schum. but has yellow, not reddish, fruits. With G. cooperi and G. aurea it shares the ruminate endosperm.


Rubiaceae, Gaertnera, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia.

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