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Taxon: Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre

 
Genus: Pausinystalia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Cinchonoideae
Tribe: Naucleeae
Nomen number: 402661
Place of publication: L. Beille, Actes Soc. Linn. Bordeaux 61:130. 1906 "yohimba"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: source of yohimbine; source of yohimbine; source of yohimbine
  • Social:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria


References:

  1. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  2. Der Marderosian, A. & L. Liberti. 1988. Natural product medicine: a scientific guide to foods, drugs, cosmetics
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  6. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Okole, B. N. & B. Odhav. 2004. Commercialisation of plants in Africa. S. African J. Bot. 70:110.
  10. Stoffelen, P. et al. 1996. A revision of Corynanthe and Pausinystalia (African Rubiaceae-Coptosapelteae). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 120:309.
  11. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Corynanthe johimbe

Check other web resources for Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?402661. Accessed 4 April 2020.