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Taxon: Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.

 
Genus: Ekebergia
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 14913
Place of publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 40:282, t. 9. 1779
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-May-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Ekebergia senegalensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, Namibia, South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


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. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  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=Ekebergia+capensis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Friis, I. 1992. Forests and forest trees of Northeast Tropical Africa
  7. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  8. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972-1973. Trees of southern Africa.
  9. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia. Note: mentions
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Ekebergia capensis Sparrm. :

  • 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.

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=14913. Accessed 16 July 2019.