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
Typification:
Name Verified on: 03-Feb-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Mar-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber; Leg Africa)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire
    • 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. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  3. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  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). (Ecocrop)
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  9. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional. 1972 (L SChad)
  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 Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  12. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  13. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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.

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=1657. Accessed 26 May 2018.