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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.
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Rwanda
    • 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. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  2. Brenan, J. P. M. & P. J. Greenway. 1949. Check-lists of the forest trees and shrubs of the British empire, No. 5, Tanganyika territory, Part II.
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  6. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  7. Pichon, M. 1953. Monographie des Landolphiées. Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:109.
  8. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=21435. Accessed 23 July 2019.