Taxon: Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.

 
Genus: Cola
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Sterculioideae
Nomen number: 101905
Place of publication: Melet. bot. 33. 1832
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring ()
  • Materials: wood ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Social: masticatory ()
  • Social: religious/secular (nuts are used in ceremonies)
  • Social: stimulant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Nigeria, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola


References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  4. Duke, J. A. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 1985 (CRC MedHerbs)
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. et al. Nigerian trees. (Nigerian T)
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  19. Rosengarten, F. The book of edible nuts. 1984 (Edible Nuts)
  20. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  21. Vossen, H. A. M. van der & M. Wessel, eds. 2000. Stimulants (Pl Res SEAs) 16:78-79.
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=101905. Accessed 21 June 2018.