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Taxon: Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.

 
Genus: Anogeissus
Family: Combretaceae
Subfamily: Combretoideae
Tribe: Combreteae
Subtribe: Terminaliinae
Nomen number: 3512
Place of publication: A. Guillemin et al., Fl. Seneg. tent. 1:280, t. 65. 1832
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship of this family in Guillemin et al. is indicated on p. 290
Name Verified on: 26-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • African-birch  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • n'galama  (Source: PROTA4U) - Africa (Wolof)
  • bouleau d'Afrique  (Source: PROTA4U) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff; tannin/dyestuff

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr. :

  • 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=3512. Accessed 16 November 2018.