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Taxon: Colophospermum mopane (Kirk ex Benth.) Kirk ex J. Léonard

 
Genus: Colophospermum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 11181
Place of publication: Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 19:390. 1949
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage
  • Fuels:
  • Invertebrate food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide SAfr J Bot 64(5):281. 1998, as Hardwickia mopane)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (s.), Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Limpopo]


References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Breteler, F. J. et al. 1997. Colophospermum reduced to Hardwickia (Leguminosae-Caesalpinioideae) Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 19:279-291.
  3. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Léonard, J. 1999. Colophospermum n'est pas synonyme d'Hardwickia (Caesalpiniaceae). Conclusion d'une méthode objective de travail Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 67:21-43.
  8. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  9. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Potgieter, M. J. & D. C. J. Wessels 1998. The anatomy and morphology of petioles and leaflets of Hardwickia mopane (Leguminosae: Caesalpiniodeae) S. African J. Bot. 64(5):281-289.
  12. Smith, P. P. et al. 1998. (1372) Proposal to conserve the name Colophospermum against Hardwickia (Leguminosae, Caesalpinioideae) (Taxon) 47:751-752.
  13. Timberlake, J. R. 1999. Colophospermum mopane: an overview of current knowledge (African Pl) 565-571.

Check other web resources for Colophospermum mopane (Kirk ex Benth.) Kirk ex J. Léonard :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=11181. Accessed 11 December 2018.