1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Bobgunnia J.H.Kirkbr. & Wiersema
      1. Bobgunnia fistuloides (Harms) J.H.Kirkbr. & Wiersema

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Oken
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A forest tree to 80 ft. high
    Corolla
    The one petal of each flower white or pale pink.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Bobgunnia fistuloides (Harms) J.H.Kirkbr. & Wiersema appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 1997 Gossweiler, J. [6265], Angola K000627501
    Mar 1, 1997 Tessman, G. [82], Equatorial Guinea K000627496
    Mar 1, 1997 Williamson, L. [109], Gabon K000623082
    Mar 1, 1997 Lyon [3019], Ghana K000627502
    Jan 1, 1995 Letouzey, R. [11107], Cameroon K000627499
    Letouzey, R. [3224], Cameroon K000627495
    Letouzey, R. [5228], Cameroon K000627497
    McKey, D.B. [231], Cameroon K000627498
    Flamigni [10067], Congo, DRC K000627518
    Aug 26, 1930 Rudatis [65], Cameroon Swartzia fistuloides K000555216
    Aug 26, 1930 Rudatis [65], Cameroon Swartzia fistuloides K000555217
    McKey, D. [231], Cameroon Swartzia fistuloides 39083.000
    Harris, D.J. [2271], Central African Republic Swartzia fistuloides 60570.003

    First published in Brittonia 49: 3 (1997)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • de la Estrella, M., Cabezas, F.J., Aedo, C. & Velayos, M. (2010). The Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Equatorial Guinea (Annobón, Bioko and Río Muni) Folia Geobotanica 45: 1-57.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Aubreville, A. (1965). 9. Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora du Cameroun. Aubreville & Leroy
    • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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