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Taxon: Burkea africana Hook.

 
Genus: Burkea
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 8163
Place of publication: Icon. Pl. 6: t. 593-594. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Apr-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa [Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West]


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  3. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Lewis, G. et al., eds. Legumes of the world (Leg World) 158.
  9. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  10. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  11. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  12. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Burkea africana Hook. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=8163. Accessed 14 November 2018.