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Taxon: Afzelia quanzensis Welw.

 
Genus: Afzelia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 1649
Place of publication: Ann. Cons. Ultramar. (Portugal), Parte Não Off. ser. 1, 55:586. 1859 ("1858") (Apont.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 7 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: beads; wood; wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia (n.e.), South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. 1937-. Conspectus florae angolensis. Note: lists as "cuanzensis"
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Afzelia+quanzensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  7. Léonard, J. J. G. 1950. Note sur les genres paléotropicaux, Afzelia, Intsia et Pahudia (Leguminosae-Caesalpinae). Reinwardtia 1:64.
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: lists as "cuanzensis"
  9. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  10. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  11. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_51.html target='_blank'
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Afzelia quanzensis Welw. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1649. Accessed 15 September 2019.