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Taxon: Spirostachys africana Sond.

 
Genus: Spirostachys
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Euphorbioideae
Tribe: Hippomaneae
Subtribe: Hippomaninae
Nomen number: 416391
Place of publication: Linnaea 23:106. 1850
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 14-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Mar-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Cape-sandalwood  (Source: Trees SAfr) - English
  • jumping-bean-tree  (Source: Trees SAfr) - English
  • muconite  (Source: F Zamb) - English
  • tamboti  (Source: Trees SAfr) - English
  • umtamboti  (Source: F Zamb) - Botswana (Tswana)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood; wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae. 2000 (L Euphorb)
  3. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  4. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Spirostachys africana Sond. :

  • 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
  • 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?416391. Accessed 14 December 2018.