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Taxon: Adansonia rubrostipa Jum. & H. Perrier

Genus: Adansonia
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Bombacoideae
Nomen number: 456170
Place of publication: Matieres Grasses 1909:1308. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jun-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • fony baobab  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • baobab de Madagascar  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • petit baobab de Madagascar  (Source: PROTA4U) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; oil/fat; seeds; seeds

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar [Mahajanga, Toliara]


  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Baum, D. A. 1995. A systematic revision of Adansonia (Bombacaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 82:457-459.
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Adansonia rubrostipa Jum. & H. Perrier :

  • 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?456170. Accessed 19 December 2018.