Anthocleista potalioides, a new narrowly endemic species of the Chaillu Mountains in Gabon is described and illustrated. Its taxonomic position among the known African species is discussed. It stands apart by a small 8-merous corolla and a 2-locular ovary. Remarks on the affinities of the African genus Anthocleista and Potalia from tropical America are presented.

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Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants

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de Wilde, J.J.F.E. (2011). Novitates Gabonenses 73. A new species of Anthocleista (Gentianaceae) from Gabon. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 56(1), 1–3.