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Taxon: Alstonia congensis Engl.

 
Genus: Alstonia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Rauvolfioideae
Tribe: Alstonieae
Nomen number: 463437
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 8:64. 1887
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Jan-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jan-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • alstonia  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • cheesewood  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • patternwood  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • stoolwood  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • emien  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • Bokukabambale  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • Emien  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • songati  (Source: PROTA4U) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (s.)
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (n.)


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  3. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Sidiyasa, K. 1997. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and wood anatomy of Alstonia (Apocynaceae) (Blumea) suppl. 11:120-122.

Check other web resources for Alstonia congensis Engl. :

  • 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=463437. Accessed 23 February 2019.