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Taxon: Podocarpus latifolius (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirb.

 
Genus: Podocarpus
Family: Podocarpaceae
Nomen number: 29120
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13:75. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • East African yellowwood  (Source: Use Pl WT Afr) - English
  • podo  (Source: Use Pl WT Afr) - English
  • South African podocarpus  (Source: Ency WTimber) - English
  • true yellowwood  (Source: F SAfr) - English
  • upright yellowwood  (Source: Ency WTimber) - English
  • yellowwood  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • opregte geelhout  (Source: F SAfr) - Afrikaans

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber); wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (s.e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, Swaziland


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Brenan, J. P. M. & P. J. Greenway Check-lists of the forest trees and shrubs of the British empire, No. 5, Tanganyika territory, Part II. (FTS Tangan)
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  6. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  10. Laubenfels, D. J. de 1985. A taxonomic revision of the genus Podocarpus (Blumea) 30:254.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)

Check other web resources for Podocarpus latifolius (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirb. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Podocarpus latifolius cultivars
  • 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?29120. Accessed 15 November 2018.