1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Synsepalum (A.DC.) Daniell
      1. Synsepalum afzelii (Engl.) T.D.Penn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Sapotaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A shrub or tree, up to 20 ft. high
    Flowers
    White flowers
    Fruits
    Red fruits.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

    Synsepalum afzelii (Engl.) T.D.Penn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [7122], Cameroon K000029730
    Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 31180], Cameroon K000029731
    Chevalier, A. [16.307], Côte d'Ivoire K000430590 isosyntype
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9225], Nigeria Afrosersalisia afzelii 3375.000

    First published in Gen. Sapotac.: 248 (1991)

    Accepted by

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

    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