Vangueria infausta Burch.

First published in Trav. S. Africa 2: 258 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cameroon to Sudan and S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Breitenb., Indig. Trees S. Afr.: 1130, fig. on p. 1129 (1965).
  • Bridson & Troupin in Fl. Pl. Lign. Rwanda: 610, fig. 207.3 (1982).
  • Bridson, Troupin & Verdc. in Fl. Rwanda 3: 230, fig. 73.2 (1985).
  • Burchell, Travels S. Afr. 2: 258, fig. on p. 259 (1824).
  • Coates Palgrave, Trees S. Afr.: 873 (1977).
  • DC., Prodr. 4: 454 (1830).
  • Hiern in Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 147 (1877).
  • K. Schum. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 384 (1895).
  • Palmer & Pitman,Trees S. Afr. 3: 2079, figs, on p. 2080 (1972).
  • Palmer, Field Guide Trees S. Afr.: 293 (1977).
  • Robyns in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 11: 307 (1928).
  • Sond. in Fl. Cap. 3: 13 (1865).
  • Verdc. in Kew Bulletin 36: 549 (1981).
  • van Wyk, Trees Kruger Nat. Park 2: 571, t. 702 (1973).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 1925 Burchell, W.J. [2163], South Africa K000412115 Unknown type material Yes
Mar 1, 1925 Burchell, W.J. [2142], South Africa K000412116 Unknown type material Yes
Mar 1, 1925 Burchell, W.J. [2629], South Africa K000412117 Unknown type material Yes
Bridson [36], Kenya 43687.000 No
Bridson, D. [216], Rwanda 43914.000 No
Timberlake, J. [s.n.], Malawi K000614763 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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