Antidesma venosum E.Mey. ex Tul.

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 15: 232 (1851)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, S. China to Indo-China. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

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.
  • Breteler, F.J. (2012). Flore du Gabon 43: 1-107. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 60
  • Chev. Bot. 565
  • F.T.A. 6, 1: 646, partly
  • Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 182, t. 33, 4–5, partly.
  • Pax & K. Hoffm. in Engl. Pflanzenr. Euph. 15: 139, partly
  • in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 3, 15: 232 (1851)

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.
  • 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.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 19 (1921).
  • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony p. 48 (1936).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 185 (1961).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 55 (1952).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 193 (1962).
  • Hutch. in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 646 (1912).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 200 (1949).
  • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 375 (1958).
  • Muell. Arg. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 260 (1866).
  • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147 (15): 139 (1922).
  • Pax in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 237 (1895).
  • Tul. in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 3, 15: 232 (1851).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13418], Cameroon K000541140 No
May 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9532], Cameroon K000026652 No
Oct 1, 1987 Krauss, C.F.F. von [138], KwaZulu-Natal K000406412 isosyntype Yes
Oct 1, 1987 Burton [s.n.], Congo, DRC K000406413 Yes
Oct 1, 1987 Krauss, C.F.F. von [138], KwaZulu-Natal K000406414 isosyntype Yes
Oct 1, 1987 Drège [s.n.], South Africa K000406419 isosyntype Yes
Oct 1, 1987 Kotschy [397], Sudan K000406431 isotype Yes
Oct 1, 1987 Kotschy [397], Sudan K000406430 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [5247], Cameroon K000180658 No
Nov 1, 1973 Mbenkum, T. [406], Cameroon K000180906 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [10949], Tanzania 23376.000 No
Starin, E.D. [14] 40489.000 No
Maunder, M. [141], Somalia 54009.000 No
Drège [s.n.], South Africa K000406416 Unknown type material Yes
Plant, R.W. [25], KwaZulu-Natal K000406415 Unknown type material Yes
Green [769], South Africa K000406418 Yes
Erens, J. [411], Botswana K000511161 No
Maitland, T.D. [0s.n113], Cameroon K000180907 No
Brunt, M.A. [410], Cameroon K000180659 No
Brunt, M.A. [150], Cameroon K000180661 No
Brunt, M.A. [1100], Cameroon K000180662 No
Robertson [97], Botswana K000511162 No
Son, G. van [28832], Botswana K000511160 No
Brunt, M.A. [1270], Cameroon K000180664 No
Nditapah, J.K. [1204], Cameroon K000180665 No
Laferrere, M. [117], Mali K000385784 No
Gibbs Russell, G.E. [2385], Botswana K000511163 No
Smith, P.A. [298], Botswana K000511165 No
Plant, R.W. [25], KwaZulu-Natal K000406417 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

    • Flora of Somalia
    • 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
  • 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