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Taxon: Acokanthera laevigata Kupicha

 
Genus: Acokanthera
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Carisseae
Nomen number: 455292
Place of publication: Kew Bull. 37:58. 1982
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-May-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (used as an arrow poison); mammals (used as an arrow poison)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Neuwinger, H. D. African ethnobotany: poisons and drugs: chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology. (African Ethnobot) 81.
  3. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Acokanthera laevigata Kupicha :

  • 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=455292. Accessed 14 November 2018.