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Taxon: Heritiera utilis (Sprague) Sprague

 
Genus: Heritiera
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Nomen number: 401535
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1909:348. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (source of "niangon" timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone


References:

  1. Adam, J.-G. 1971-. Flore descriptive des monts Nimba. Note: lists as Heritiera utilis (G. Don) K. Schum.
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. Note: = Tarrietia utilis (Sprague) Sprague
  5. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  6. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):230. Note: mentions
  7. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Heritiera utilis (Sprague) Sprague :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?401535. Accessed 20 September 2019.