1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Santiria Blume
      1. Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Burseraceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A forest tree, to 50 ft. high, with stilt roots
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow
    Fruits
    Ripe fruits black, edible
    Note
    Cut bark and fruits smelling of turpentine

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2007 Tchiengue, B. [2214], Cameroon K000436283
    Dec 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [4722], Cameroon K000198358
    Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2489], Cameroon K000108534
    Jul 1, 2001 Plot Voucher [B 45], Cameroon K000198357
    Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [1222], Cameroon K000106193
    Jan 1, 1992 Cheek, M. [3520], Cameroon K000008860
    Jan 1, 1988 Nemba, J. [65], Cameroon K000026891
    Jan 1, 1987 Nemba, J. [560], Cameroon K000094126
    Jun 12, 1862 Mann, G. [1812], Africa K000118062 holotype
    Jan 1, 1862 Mann, G. [1812], Africa K000118061 holotype
    Mann, G. [1081], Sao Tome and Principe K000425281
    Mann, G. [s.n.], Sao Tome and Principe K000425284
    Gartlan, J.S. [22], Cameroon 7380.000
    Moller [s.n.], Sao Tome and Principe K000425282
    Henriques [s.n.], Sao Tome and Principe K000425283

    First published in Bois Forêts Trop. 8: 344 (1948)

    Accepted by

    • Onana, J.M. (2017). Flore du Cameroun 43: 1-94. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Onana, J.M. (2009). Le genre Santiria (Burseraceae) en Afrique: redéfinition de Santiria trimera Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 215-224.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Rev. Boiset For. Trop. 4, 8: 344 (1948).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Onana, J.M. (2017). Flore du Cameroun 43: 1-94. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
    • Onana, J.M. (2009). Le genre Santiria (Burseraceae) en Afrique: redéfinition de Santiria trimera Systematics and Geography of Plants 79: 215-224.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0