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Taxon: Afzelia africana Sm. ex Pers.

 
Genus: Afzelia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Detarioideae
Nomen number: 1657
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 1:455. 1805
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • African-mahogany  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood; wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun.
  2. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  3. Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali
  4. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames
  6. Estrella de la, M. et al. 2006. Checklist of the Caesalpinioideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni). Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 151:541-562.
  7. 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=Afzelia+africana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  9. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. 1972. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional
  10. Léonard, J. J. G. 1950. Note sur les genres paléotropicaux, Afzelia, Intsia et Pahudia (Leguminosae-Caesalpinae). Reinwardtia 1:64.
  11. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  12. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  13. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  14. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  15. Robyns, W. et al., eds. 1948-1963. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Afzelia africana Sm. ex Pers. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1657. Accessed 5 December 2019.