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Taxon: Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H. J. Lam

 
Genus: Dacryodes
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 310587
Place of publication: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg sér. 3, 12:336. 1932
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: shade/shelter
  • Human food: fruit (fide CultTropS; Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (s.w.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Borlaug, N. et al., eds. 2008. Fruits: Butterfruit (safou, bush mango) (Lost Crops Afr) 3:61-75.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:307.
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Kalkman, C. 1954. Revision of the Burseraceae of the Malaysian area in the wider sense (Blumea) 7:500.
  9. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Leakey, R. R. B. et al. 2004. Evidence that subsistence farmers have domesticated indigenous fruits (Dacryodes edulis and Irvingia gabonensis) in Cameroon and Nigeria Agroforest. Systems 60:101-111.
  12. Ngatchou, J. N. & J. Kengu 1989. Review of the African plum tree (Dacroydes edulis). In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry (New Crops Food Ind) 265-271.
  13. Okafor, J. C. 1990. Development and selection of commercially viable cultivars from forest species for fruit Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg 23a:81-97.
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  16. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  17. Robyns, W. et al., eds. Flore du Congo belge et du Ruanda-Urundi. 1948-63 (F CongoRB)
  18. Silou, T. 1996. Fruits (Paris) 51:47-60.

Check other web resources for Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H. J. Lam :

  • 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=310587. Accessed 12 December 2018.