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Crateranthus le-testui
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Lecythidaceae
Genus: Crateranthus
Baker f.

Crateranthus is a genus of woody plant in the Lecythidaceae family first described as a genus in 1913.[1][2] It is native to tropical Central Africa (Nigeria, Gabon, Congo).[3][4]

  1. Crateranthus congolensis Lecomte - Gabon
  2. Crateranthus le-testui Lecomte - Gabon, Congo
  3. Crateranthus talbotii Baker f. - Gabon, southern Nigeria


  1. ^ Baker, Edmund Gilbert. 1913. Catalogue of the plants collected by Mr. & Mrs. P.A. Talbot in the Oban district South Nigeria 35
  2. ^ Tropicos, Crateranthus Baker f.
  3. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.