1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Annea Mackinder & Wieringa

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

    [LOWO]

    Legumes of the World. Edited by G. Lewis, B. Schrire, B. MacKinder & M. Lock. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (2005)

    Habit
    Shrub or tree
    Ecology
    Primary or secondary forest
    Distribution
    W and WC Africa. Guineo Congolian distribution but absent from Gabon
    Note
    Segregated from Hymenostegia sensu lato by Mackinder & Wieringa (2013) based on morphology and pollen differences which are supported by phylogenetic analyses. Annea is sister to the genus Scorodophloeus and one of four genera (the other two being Gabonius and Micklethwaitia) that together form the Scorodophloeus clade (Mackinder et al 2013).
    [LOWO]
    Use
    Annea afzelii (Oliv.) Mackinder & Wieringa is used for timber (construction and implements), fuelwood, medicine and as an ornamental

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

    Annea Mackinder & Wieringa appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Phytotaxa 142: 3 (2013)

    Sources

    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

    Legumes of the World Online
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0