1. Family: Anacardiaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Lannea A.Rich.
      1. Lannea barteri (Oliv.) Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to W. & S. Ethiopia.

    [FTEA]

    Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    A spreading tree 5–15(–18) m. high; bole usually straight and clear of branches for several meters, up to 40 cm. in diameter; bark grey, spirally grooved, fairly smooth; branchlets rusty tomentose.
    Leaves
    Leaves (3–)5–9(–13)-foliolate, opposite or subopposite; rachis 10–25 cm. long, somewhat semicylindric, ferrugineus tomentose; lateral petiolules 0.5–2.5 mm. long, terminal one 1–5 cm. long; leaflets oblong-ovate or elliptic, (7–)9–13(–16) cm. long, 4–7(–9) cm. broad, somewhat acuminate to submucronate at the apex, obtuse or subcordate and asymmetric at the base, margin entire, discolorous, young ones usually ferrugineus tomentose on both surfaces, mature ones tomentose or puberulent above, pubescent or tomentose beneath; midrib and lateral nerves pubescent on both surfaces but more so beneath with straight stiff hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences in terminal fascicles on the branchlets, spikes or spike-like, 6–15(–25) cm. long; axis tomentose; flowers glomerate, subsessile or with pedicels up to 3 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes ovate, ± 1 mm. long, puberulent and ciliate along the margin.
    Corolla
    Petals oblong, 2.2–3.5 mm. long, 1.5–1.7 mm. broad, yellowish.
    Fruits
    Drupe oblong, somewhat compressed and oblique, 10–13 mm. long, 7–8 mm. in diameter, dull purplish when ripe, glabrous or with very few scattered hairs.
    Habitat
    Wooded grassland, forest edges, or near rivers; 900–1200 m.
    Distribution
    Guinée to Zaire, the Sudan and SW. Ethiopia U1 U2 U3
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A savannah tree, 12–40 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark smooth, silvery-grey, with a pronounced spiral twist
    Flowers
    Flowers yellowish, usually produced before the leaves
    Fruits
    Fruits dull purplish when ripe.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A savannah tree, to 40 ft. high
    Bark
    Pale grey, spirally twisted bark.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Lannea barteri (Oliv.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Barter, C. [1109], Nigeria K000423359
    Barter, C. [1109], Nigeria K000423360

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Lewalle, J. (1970). Liste floristique et répartition altitudinale de la flore du Burundi occidental: 1-84. Université officielle de Bujumbura.

    Not accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517. [Cited as Lannea kerstingii.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 3: 1-89. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Lewalle, J. (1970). Liste floristique et répartition altitudinale de la flore du Burundi occidental: 1-84. Université officielle de Bujumbura.
    • 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.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin 34: 748 (1980).
    • van der Veken in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 9: 54 (1960).
    • Aubrév., Fl. For. Soud.-Guin.: 397, t. 85/1–2 (1950).
    • Engl. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien II–IV, Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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/
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    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/
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