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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest tree 50–100 ft. high
    Bark
    Rough dark grey bark
    Flowers
    Flowers whitish, strongly scented
    Fruits
    Fruits greyish-pink.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria

    Trichilia megalantha Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 1966 Rowland [s.n.], Nigeria K000432064 lectotype
    Onochie, C.F.A. [F.H.I. 38331], Nigeria 32462.000

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 160 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Harms in E. & P. Pflanzenfam 19B, 1: 110
    • Pellegr. in Notulae Syst. 9: 25.
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 156, t. 185, 6
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 23: 160 (1896)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

    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