Kihansia lovettii Cheek (2004 "2003":943)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Thomson & Cheek, 2020)

Last record: 28 April 2001 (Cheek, 2004 "2003":944)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cheek, Martin. (2004 "2003"). Kupeaeae, a new tribe of Triuridaceae from Africa. Kew Bulletin 58: 939-949.


Other references:

Govaerts, R. H. A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Ndangalasi, H. (2021). Kihansia lovettii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T205444319A206197972. Accessed on 26 December 2023.

Sainge, Moses N. and Kenfack, David. (2015). Kihansia jengiensis, a new species of Triuridaceae from southeastern Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 70: 7.

Thomson, Lex A. J. and Cheek, Martin. (2020). Discovered online: Hibiscus hareyae sp. nov. of sect. Lilibiscus (Malvaceae), threatened in coastal thicket at Lindi, Tanzania. Kew Bulletin 75: 51.


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