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Taxon: Olea capensis L.

 
Genus: Olea
Subgenus: Olea
Section: Ligustroides
Family: Oleaceae
Tribe: Oleeae
Nomen number: 405245
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:8. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 29-Jan-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Jan-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber); wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Friis, I. Forests and forest trees of Northeast Tropical Africa. 1992 (Forest NE TAfr)
  6. Friis, I. & P. S. Green 1986. Olea capensis (Oleaceae) in NE and E tropical Africa Kew Bull. 41:36.
  7. Green, P. S. 2002. A revision of Olea L. Kew Bull. 57:105-110.
  8. Labat, J.-N. et al. 1999. Three new species of Oleaceae and a note on the presence of Olea capensis in the Comoro Archipelago (Novon) 9:66-72.
  9. 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 Olea capensis L. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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=405245. Accessed 18 November 2018.