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Taxon: Peltophorum africanum Sond.

 
Genus: Peltophorum
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 27157
Place of publication: Linnaea 23:35. 1850
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Jan-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 11 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • African-wattle  (Source: Trop Leg) - English
  • huilboom  (Source: F SAfr) - Afrikaans

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire (s.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Barneby, R. C. 1996. Neotropical Fabales at NY: asides and oversights (Brittonia) 48:180.
  3. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. (F Angol)
  4. Drummond, R. B. 1972. A list of Rhodesian legumes (Kirkia) 8:213.
  5. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):177.
  9. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  10. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  11. National Academy of Sciences Tropical legumes: resources for the future. 1979 (Trop Leg)
  12. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  13. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Peltophorum africanum Sond. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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=27157. Accessed 22 October 2018.