Maerua kirkii (Oliv.) F.White

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 32: 33 (1958)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to S. Tropical Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Elffers, J., Graham, R.A. & Dewolf, G.P. (1964). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Capparidaceae: 1-88.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Elffers, J., Graham, R.A. & Dewolf, G.P. (1964). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Capparidaceae: 1-88.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 126 (1961).
  • F. White in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 32: 33 (1958).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 64 (1962).
  • Wild in Flora Zambesiaca 1: 226 (1960).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1959 Kirk [s.n.], Malawi K000230715 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Malawi K000230716 syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1957 Kirk, J. [s.n.], Malawi K000230717 syntype Yes
Robson, N.K.B. [879], Zimbabwe 27792.000 No
Richards, H.M. [13752], Zambia 3166.000 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

    • Flora of Tropical East 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