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Taxon: Thonningia sanguinea Vahl

 
Genus: Thonningia
Family: Balanophoraceae
Nomen number: 429607
Place of publication: Skr. Naturhist.-Selsk. 6:124, t. 6. 1810
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; F TE Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia


References:

  1. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  2. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  3. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Thonningia sanguinea Vahl :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=429607. Accessed 22 September 2019.