Taxon: Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) C. DC.

 
Genus: Khaya
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 401450
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 1:721. 1878
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Oct-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Use Pl Ghana; F TE Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire

References:

  • Abbiw, D. K. Useful plants of Ghana. 1990 (Use Pl Ghana)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. Conspectus florae angolensis. 1937- (F Angol)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

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