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Taxon: Dovyalis caffra (Hook. f. & Harv.) Warb.

 
Genus: Dovyalis
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 14616
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & K. A. E. Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(6a):44. 1893
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 21 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  2. Borlaug, N. et al., eds. 2008. Fruits: Kei apple. Lost crops of Africa. 3:103-115.
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Dovyalis+caffra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972-1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Dovyalis caffra (Hook. f. & Harv.) Warb. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14616. Accessed 21 February 2020.