Genus:
Mimusops L.

Mimusops andongensis Hiern

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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A tree about 60 ft. high, with straight bole and light crown
Morphology General Bark
Bark dark brown with shallow longitudinal fissures
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash red with white marks
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits orange-red.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo, Zaïre

Mimusops andongensis Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 23, 1963 Gossweiler [8298], Angola K000435237 Yes
May 23, 1963 Welwitsch [1229], Angola K000435238 Yes
Harris, D.J. [1050], Cameroon 63373.000 No
Mildbraed, J. [8396], Cameroon K000435261 Yes
Warnecke [326], Togo K000435256 Unknown type material Yes
Warnecke [311], Togo K000435257 Unknown type material Yes

First published in Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 646 (1898)

Accepted by

  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Cat. Welw. 1: 649 (1898).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

  • 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 2022. 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 2022. 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