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Taxon: Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Landolphia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Willughbeieae
Nomen number: 21435
Place of publication: Fl. Oware 1:54, t. 34. 1806
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • white rubbervine  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • white-ball-rubber  (Source: AH 505) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: latex/rubber; latex/rubber
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Zambia


References:

  1. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  2. Brenan, J. P. M. & P. J. Greenway Check-lists of the forest trees and shrubs of the British empire, No. 5, Tanganyika territory, Part II. (FTS Tangan)
  3. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Pichon, M. 1953. Monographie des Landolphiées Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:109.
  8. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21435. Accessed 10 December 2018.