1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Pterocarpus Jacq.
      1. Pterocarpus osun Craib

        This species is accepted, and is native to Africa..

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

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

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

    Habit
    A tree with a comparatively short bole
    Indumentum
    Branchlets brown-tomentellous and often bristly or prickly
    Flowers
    Flowers small, yellow.
    Vernacular
    The Camwood.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Pterocarpus osun Craib appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [13749], Cameroon K000092517
    Jan 1, 1969 Unwin, A.H. [s.n.], Nigeria K000951672 paratype
    Jan 1, 1969 Punch, C. [114], Nigeria K000951671 paratype
    Jan 1, 1969 Punch, C. [114], Nigeria K000951673 paratype
    Jan 1, 1969 s.coll. [405], Nigeria K000951675 paratype
    Thomas, D.W. [2195], Cameroon K000092518
    Holland, J.H. [198], Nigeria K000555640 holotype
    Punch, C. [s.n.], Nigeria K000555641 lectotype
    s.coll. [405], Nigeria K000951674

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1910: 329 (1910)

    Accepted by

    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 2: 544.
    • in Kew Bull. 1910: 329
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.
    • Dalziel, J. M. (1937). The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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