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Taxon: Pericopsis elata (Harms) Meeuwen

 
Genus: Pericopsis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae
Nomen number: 401455
Place of publication: Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 32:216. 1962
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • African-teak  (Source: Trop Leg) - English
  • golden afrormosia  (Source: Trop Leg) - English
  • kokrodua  (Source: Trop Leg) - English
  • afrormosia  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • assamela  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • assamela  (Source: PROTA4U) - Portuguese
  • afrormosia  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  6. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  9. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)

Check other web resources for Pericopsis elata (Harms) Meeuwen :

  • 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.

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?401455. Accessed 17 December 2018.