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Taxon: Afraegle paniculata (Schumach.) Engl.

 
Genus: Afraegle
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Balsamocitrinae
Nomen number: 1643
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & C. G. O. Drude, Veg. Erde 9(III,1):761. 1915 (Pflanzenw. Afrikas)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Aug-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Riverside (RIV)
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Nigerian powder-flask-fruit  (Source: Bot Citrus) - English
  • citron d'éléphant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (seeds source of oil fide Dict Econ Pl; Use Pl Ghana); oil/fat (seeds source of oil fide Dict Econ Pl; Use Pl Ghana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (w.)


References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  2. Adam, J.-G. Flore descriptive des monts Nimba. (F MtNimba)
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  4. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae). (Cat Aurant)
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Krueger, R. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  11. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives. (Bot Citrus)
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Afraegle paniculata (Schumach.) Engl. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1643. Accessed 14 December 2018.