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Taxon: Afraegle paniculata (Schumach.) Engl.

 
Genus: Afraegle
Family: Rutaceae
Subfamily: Aurantioideae
Tribe: Aurantieae
Subtribe: Balsamocitrinae
Nomen number: 1643
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler & C. G. O. Drude, Veg. Erde 9(III,1):761. 1915 (Pflanzenw. Afrikas)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Dec-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Nigerian powder-flask-fruit  (Source: Bot Citrus) - English
  • citron d'éléphant  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat; oil/fat (seeds source of oil) oil/fat (seeds source of oil)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (w.)


References:

  1. Abbiw, D. K. 1990. Useful plants of Ghana Intermediate Technology Publications & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  2. Adam, J.-G. 1971-. Flore descriptive des monts Nimba.
  3. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1961-. Flore du Gabon.
  4. Carpenter, J. B. & P. C. Reece. 1969. Catalog of genera, species, and subordinate taxa in the orange subfamily Aurantioideae (Rutaceae).
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  7. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  8. Krueger, R. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  11. Swingle, W. T. & P. C. Reece. 1967. The botany of Citrus and its wild relatives.
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Afraegle paniculata (Schumach.) Engl. :

  • 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=1643. Accessed 19 July 2019.