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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 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable; vegetable

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:168.
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper 1954. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr) 1:33.
  4. 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.
  • 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=400222. Accessed 16 October 2018.