1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Trichilia P.Browne
      1. Trichilia gilgiana Harms

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, to 70 ft. high
    Ecology
    In understorey of rain forest
    Bole
    Fluted lower bole
    Bark
    Bark pale brown
    Slash
    Slash pinkish-brown with a little latex, sweetly scented
    Corolla
    Petals cream without, pink within.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Trichilia gilgiana Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2013 Etuge, M. [4504 a], Cameroon K000749711
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10233], Cameroon K000027327
    Keay, R.W.J. [28222], Nigeria 16044.000
    Thomas, D.W. [1097], Cameroon 41202.000
    Zenker, G.A. [3000a], Cameroon K000432115 Unknown type material
    Zenker [728], Cameroon K000432114 Unknown type material
    Tiku, D.A. [FHI 30421], Cameroon K000094030

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 161 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flore du Gabon 47: 1-115. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • 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
    • Staner in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 16: 161, t. 5.
    • E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 110
    • Pellegr. in Notulae Syst. 9: 21
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 23: 161! (1896)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flore du Gabon 47: 1-115. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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