1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Afzelia Sm.
      1. Afzelia parviflora (Vahl) Hepper

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Afzelia, Doussie
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 50 ft. high, with spreading crown
    Corolla
    Petal red
    Seeds
    Seeds black and shining with red aril
    Ecology
    Usually found by streams.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Afzelia parviflora (Vahl) Hepper appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Deighton, F.C. [3214], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043564
    Deighton, F.C. [2603], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043571
    Deighton, F.C. [1611], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043572
    Deighton, F.C. [4950], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043573
    Deighton, F.C. [2748], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043584
    Glanville, R.R. [432], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043577
    Jordan, H.D. [241], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043570
    Small, D. [733], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043569
    Small, D. [546], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043585
    Baldwin, J.T. [10461], Liberia Afzelia bracteata K000043574
    Baldwin, J.T. [11266], Liberia Afzelia bracteata K000043576
    Morton, J.K. [SL2001], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043579
    Morton, J.K. [SL4187], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043581
    Scott Elliot, G.F. [5533], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043563
    Mann, G. [890], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043575
    Gledhill, D. [SL1262], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043578
    Gledhill, D. [299], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043580
    Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000417743
    Thomas, N.W. [1808], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043568
    Thomas, N.W. [911], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043586
    Thomas, N.W. [1252], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043587
    Samai, S.K. [127], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043566
    Heudelot, J. [882], Guinea Afzelia bracteata K000043567
    Heudelot, J. [882], Guinea Afzelia bracteata K000417742
    Aylmer, G. [85], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043582
    Fox, J.E.D. [72], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043565
    Batwi, M.G. [130], Sierra Leone Afzelia bracteata K000043583

    First published in Kew Bull. 26: 565 (1972)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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