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Taxon: Strophanthus hispidus DC.

 
Genus: Strophanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Nomen number: 35814
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 3:123. 1802
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Jan-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 13 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of pseudostrophanthin (fide Use Pl WT Afr; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Brenan, J. P. M. & P. J. Greenway Check-lists of the forest trees and shrubs of the British empire, No. 5, Tanganyika territory, Part II. (FTS Tangan)
  4. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:180-182.
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  8. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  9. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  10. Pichon, M. 1953. Monographie des Landolphiées Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:64.
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Strophanthus hispidus DC. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=35814. Accessed 10 December 2018.