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  1. Family: Irvingiaceae
    1. Genus: Irvingia Hook.f.
      1. Irvingia smithii Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to South Sudan and N. Angola.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A glabrous tree, 30–60 ft. high
    Flowers
    Small yellowish fragrant flowers
    Fruits
    Scarlet plum-like fruits
    Ecology
    By river banks, especially in savannah regions.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Nigeria, Sudan, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Irvingia smithii Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1993 Smith, C. [s.n.], Congo K000435092 Unknown type material
    Harris, D.J. [2634], Central African Republic 59989.000
    Harris, D.J. [2741], Central African Republic 62975.000
    Harris, D.J. [2748], Central African Republic 63020.000
    Harris, D.J. [2762], Central African Republic 63034.000
    Harris, D.J. [2438], Central African Republic 63069.000
    Harris, D.J. [2439], Central African Republic 63093.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 23: 167 (1860)

    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.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Harris, D.J. (1999). Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 1: 1-25. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • F.T.A. 1: 314.
    • in Trans. Linn. Soc. 23: 167 (1860)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Harris, D.J. (1999). Species Plantarum: Flora of the World 1: 1-25. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

    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.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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