Taxon: Lophira alata Banks ex C. F. Gaertn.

 
Genus: Lophira
Family: Ochnaceae
  Subfamily: Ochnoideae
      Tribe: Ochneae
Nomen number: 22665
Place of publication: Suppl. carp. 52, t. 188, fig. 2. 1805
Comment: non Lophira alata auct. (= L. lanceolata Tiegh. ex Keay)
Name Verified on: 26-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Trees Nigeria)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Zaire

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Lophira alata Banks ex C. F. Gaertn. :

  • 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:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image