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Taxon: Allanblackia parviflora A. Chev.

Genus: Allanblackia
Family: Clusiaceae (alt.Guttiferae)
Nomen number: 456283
Place of publication: Vég. util. Afr. trop. franç. 5:163. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • vegetable tallowtree  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • ouotéra  (Source: PROTA4U) - French

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat; seeds
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone


  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)

Check other web resources for Allanblackia parviflora A. Chev. :

  • 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=456283. Accessed 24 June 2019.