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Taxon: Dialium guineense Willd.

 
Genus: Dialium
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Dialioideae
Nomen number: 13792
Place of publication: Arch. Bot. (Leipzig) 1(1):31, t. 6. 1796
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Dec-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Dec-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Sierra Leone-tamarind  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • velvet-tamarind  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.)
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  3. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)

Check other web resources for Dialium guineense Willd. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • 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=13792. Accessed 17 November 2018.