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Taxon: Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax

 
Genus: Strophanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Nomen number: 35805
Place of publication: Pax, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15:366, t. 10, 11. 1892
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • poison arrowvine  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • spider-tresses  (Source: PROTA4U) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo (s.e.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia (n.)


References:

  1. Brenan, J. P. M. & P. J. Greenway. 1949. Check-lists of the forest trees and shrubs of the British empire, No. 5, Tanganyika territory, Part II.
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  3. Pichon, M. 1953. Monographie des Landolphiées. Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:64.
  4. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  5. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35805. Accessed 16 September 2019.