Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A.Rich.

First published in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 356 (1848)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Senegal

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Frodin, D.G. & Govaerts, R. (2003 publ. 2004). World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae: 1-444. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berhaut, J. (1971). Flore illustrée du Sénégal 1: 1-626. Gouvernement du Sénégal, Ministère du développement rural direction des eaux et forêta, Dakar.
  • 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.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3 (2): 782, fig. 325 (1921).
  • A. Rich., Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 336, t. 56 (1847).
  • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony p. 115 (1936)
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 52, fig. 10/B (1961).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 356 (1952).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 312 (1962).
  • Harms in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien 3 (8): 53 (1894).
  • Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 31 (1877).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 59 (1949).
  • Lebrun in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 13: 14 (1934).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1973 Kirk, J. [4], Mozambique K000350590 Yes
May 1, 1973 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000350591 Yes
Chevalier, A. [22185], Ivory Coast K000350564 Yes
Saunders, C. [805], Ghana K000350566 Yes
illegible [815], Togo K000350567 Yes
Dalziel, J.M. [172], Nigeria K000350569 Yes
Schimper, G.H.W. [1357], Ethiopia K000350572 Yes
Schimper, G.H.W. [1357], Ethiopia K000350573 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [No II 159] K000350574 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [No II 159] K000350575 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1851] K000350576 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1851] K000350577 Yes
Timberlake, J. [s.n.], Malawi K000614718 No
Thompson, H.N. [LXI], Ghana K000350565 Yes
Dalziel, J.M. [172], Nigeria K000350568 Yes
Timberlake, J. [4933], Mozambique K000545283 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [3718A], Tanzania Cussonia kirkii 34672.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [8274], Tanzania Cussonia kirkii K000350581 Unknown type material Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [8274], Tanzania Cussonia kirkii K000350582 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E. [8274], Tanzania Cussonia kirkii K000350583 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

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

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

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0