Taxon: Turraeanthus africanus (Welw. ex C. DC.) Pellegr.

Genus: Turraeanthus
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 401871
Place of publication: Lecomte, Notul. Syst. (Paris) 2:1668. 1911
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide Trees Nigeria)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire ; Ghana ; Nigeria ; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Congo ; Gabon ; Zaire


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)


Check other web resources for Turraeanthus africanus (Welw. ex C. DC.) Pellegr. :

  • 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.