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Taxon: Strophanthus sarmentosus DC.

 
Genus: Strophanthus
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Apocynoideae
Tribe: Wrightieae
Nomen number: 35826
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 3:123, t. 8, fig. 1. 1802
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 50 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola


    Cultivated (also cult.)

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. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2008. Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  9. Pichon, M. 1953. Monographie des Landolphiées. Mém Inst. Franç. Afrique Noire 35:64.
  10. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  12. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Strophanthus sarmentosus 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35826. Accessed 25 August 2019.