Anthonotha spp. 
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Anthonotha lebruniiVU-IUCN1998Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
2. Anthonotha leptorrhachisCR-IUCN2000Cameroon
3. Anthonotha nigericaVU-IUCN1998Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Nigeria
4. Anthonotha obanensisVU-IUCN1998Nigeria
5. Anthonotha vigneiVU-IUCN1998Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Species/Common Names:
Anthonotha lebrunii
Anthonotha leptorrhachis
Anthonotha nigerica
Anthonotha obanensis
Anthonotha vignei

Facts Summary:
Anthonotha is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone.

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