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Taxon: Vangueria madagascariensis J. F. Gmel.

 
Genus: Vangueria
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Ixoroideae
Tribe: Vanguerieae
Nomen number: 103314
Place of publication: Syst. nat. 2(1):367. 1791
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 15-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Spanish-tamarind  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • tamarind-of-the-Indies  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • vavangue  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • voavanguier  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • tamarindo extranjero  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Pemba, Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:600.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  9. Verdcourt, B. 1981. Notes on African Rubiaceae Kew Bull. 36:548.

Check other web resources for Vangueria madagascariensis J. F. Gmel. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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?id=103314. Accessed 19 November 2018.