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Taxon: Cussonia spicata Thunb.

 
Genus: Cussonia
Family: Araliaceae
Subfamily: Aralioideae
Nomen number: 12692
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3:212, t. 13. 1780
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2004. World checklist and bibliography of Araliaceae
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972-1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Cussonia spicata Thunb. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12692. Accessed 17 September 2019.