Taxon: Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Schum.

 
Genus: Triplochiton
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Helicteroideae
      Tribe: Helictereae
Nomen number: 401452
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28:331. 1900
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Feb-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 5(1):103. 1993; Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • 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). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • 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)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):103.

Check other web resources for Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Schum. :

  • 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.