Taxon: Gnetum africanum Welw.

 
Genus: Gnetum
Family: Gnetaceae
Nomen number: 400222
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27:73. 1870 ("1869")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jan-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • West Tropical Africa: Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Congo ; Gabon ; Zaire

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1985-2004 (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:168.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper 1954. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr) 1:33.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Gnetum africanum Welw. :

  • 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.