Taxon: Maesopsis eminii Engl.

 
Genus: Maesopsis
Family: Rhamnaceae
      Tribe: Maesopsideae
Nomen number: 23092
Place of publication: Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C:255. 1895
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as soil improver (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:187. 1997)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:187. 1997)
  • Materials: wood (fide Ency WTimber; F TE Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Zambia
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Liberia; Nigeria; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Congo

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. 1963- (F Cameroun)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:184-187.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • 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)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Maesopsis eminii Engl. :

  • 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.