Taxon: Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.

 
Genus: Tarchonanthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Carduoideae
Tribe: Tarchonantheae
Nomen number: 80052
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:842. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-May-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • camphorwood  (Source: Pl Book) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (used for making musical instruments fide Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia


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. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Herman, P. P. J. 2002. Revision of the Tarchonanthus camphoratus complex (Asteraceae-Tarchonantheae) in southern Africa (Bothalia) 32:21-28.
  7. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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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=80052. Accessed 22 April 2018.