Sambucus africana Standl.

First published in Smithsonian Misc. Collect. 68(5): 19 (1917)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Tropical Africa. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarly in the montane tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Standl. in Smithson. Misc. Coll. 68(5): 19 (1917).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 1968 Eggeling, W.J. [6788], Tanzania K000353797 No
Feb 1, 1968 Verdcourt, B. [598], Kenya K000353659 No
Jan 1, 1953 Hedberg, O. [173], Kenya K000353647 No
Jan 1, 1953 Hedberg, O. [1566], Kenya K000353666 No
Greenway, P.J. [9703], Kenya 4973.000 No
Tweedie [848], Kenya K000353648 No
Mwangangi, O.M. [1015], Kenya K000353656 No
Armstrong, K. [2085], Kenya K000353658 No
Kerfoot, O. [5038], Kenya K000353660 No
Le Pelley [3397], Kenya K000353662 No
Kerfoot, O. [2959], Kenya K000353791 No
Perdue, R.E. [8268], Kenya K000353792 No
Kimani, Z.J. [12], Kenya K000353667 No
Bally, J. [3325], Kenya K000353790 No
Katende [1105], Uganda K000449398 No
Forsberg, F.R. [49875], Kenya K000353657 No
Glover [1105], Kenya K000353669 Yes
Och, R.E. [681], Kenya K000353650 No
Coe, M. [804], Kenya K000353661 No
Babault, G. [5093], Kenya K000353663 No
Verdcourt, B. [1991], Kenya K000353788 No
s.coll. [9147], Kenya K000353793 No
Muchiri, J. [626], Kenya K000353794 No
Someren van [7523], Kenya K000353664 No
Frame, G.W. [184], Tanzania K000353796 No
Kahurananga, J. [2818], Kenya K000353655 No
Polhill, E. [222], Kenya K000353643 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [9703], Kenya K000353651 No
Greenway, P.J. [13832], Kenya K000353668 No
Newbould, J.G.B. [6222], Tanzania K000353798 No
Chuwa, S. [3036], Tanzania K000353795 No
Friis, I. [2561], Kenya K000353641 No
Napper, D.M. [644], Kenya K000353640 No
Agnew, A.D.Q. [476], Kenya K000353642 No
Feb 1, 1968 Elliot, G.F. [177], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000350619 isosyntype Yes
Feb 1, 1968 Elliot, G.F. [12], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000350618 isosyntype Yes
Napier, E.R. [640], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000353639 No
Greenway, P.J. [8660], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000353653 No
James, E. [s.n.], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000353654 No
Major, E.J. [427], Kenya Sambucus ebulus subsp. africana K000353646 No

Sources

  • 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