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Taxon: Mondia whitei (Hook. f.) Skeels

 
Genus: Mondia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Periplocoideae
Nomen number: 24540
Place of publication: Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 223:45. 1911
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • mondia  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • tonicroot  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • White's-ginger  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • la racine  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • mbombongazi  (Source: PROTA4U) - Swahili

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia (n.e.), South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo] Swaziland


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Congo, Zaire


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  3. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  5. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  8. Venter, H. J. T. et al. 2009. Morphology and taxonomy of Mondia (Apocynaceae: Periplocoideae) S. African J. Bot. 75:460-463.

Check other web resources for Mondia whitei (Hook. f.) Skeels :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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=24540. Accessed 21 November 2018.