Taxon: Strophanthus kombe Oliv.

 
Genus: Strophanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Nomen number: 35817
Place of publication: Hooker's Icon. Pl. 11: t. 1098. 1871
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Jan-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia (e.), South Africa [Transvaal]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  4. 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)
  5. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:182.
  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. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  9. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  10. Pinchon, M. 1953. Classification des Apocynacées: XXXV, Monographie des Landolphiées Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:65.
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. (L Kruger)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  14. Verdcourt, B. & E. C. Trump Common poisonous plants of East Africa. (Poison Pl EAfr)
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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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=35817. Accessed 25 May 2018.