Pentadesma butyracea Sabine

First published in Trans. Hort. Soc. London 5: 457 (1824)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Seychelles

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Aedo, C., Tellería, M.T. & Velayos, M. (eds.) (1999). Bases Documentales para la Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial; Plantas vascularis y hongos: 1-414. CSIC, real jardín Botánico, Madrid.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Bamps, P. (1970). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Guttiferae: 1-74. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • 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.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 282, t. 237.
  • Chev. Bot. 52
  • —F.T.A. 1: 164

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C., Tellería, M.T. & Velayos, M. (eds.) (1999). Bases Documentales para la Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial; Plantas vascularis y hongos: 1-414. CSIC, real jardín Botánico, Madrid.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Castle, G.E. (1994). Flore des Seychelles Dicotylédones: 1-663. Orstom Editions.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe. Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • 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.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 1997 Cable, S.; Manthi, F.; Kahinju, S.; Ekpe, K.; Iwatt, J.; Schenenberger, J.; Slangen, P.; Teearu, T.; Mambo, P.; Iwatt, T. [2285] Cameroon K001418713 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Watts, J. [147] Cameroon K000381355 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Tekwe, C. [401] Cameroon K000518589 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [215] Cameroon K000381352 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Watts, J. [121] Cameroon K000381344 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Mbani, J., M. [34] Cameroon K000381368 Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [54] Cameroon K000381346 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Thomas, D.W. [7339] Cameroon K000105272 Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Klaine, R., P. [496] Gabon K000240221 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Sierra Leone K000240227 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Talbot, P., A. [1742] Gabon K000240224 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Chevalier [16290] K000240226 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Klaine, R.P. [496] Gabon K000240222 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Klaine, R., P. [496] Gabon K000240223 Unknown Type Material Yes
Small, D. [194] Sierra Leone K003456460 Yes
Fleury, F. [26620] Gabon K003456504 Yes
Pouakouyou, D.; Etuge, M. [69] Cameroon K001412665 Yes
Ekema, S.N.; Achoundong, G.; Njie, M. [1120b] Cameroon K001412659 Yes
Chevalier, A.J.B. [24169] Benin K003456483 Yes
Punch, C. [s.n.] Nigeria K003456492 Yes
Enti, A.A. [1188] Ghana K003456476 Yes
s.coll. [113] Nigeria K003456489 Yes
Johnston, H. [81] Sierra Leone K003456461 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K003456533 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Ghana K003456474 Yes
Luke, W.R.Q.; Sanogo, S. [15772] Mali K003456453 Yes
Reece, M.D. [s.n.] Australia K003456482 Yes
Shah, M. [MS1286] Singapore K003456534 Yes
Thomas, N.W. [5428] Sierra Leone K003456465 Yes
[Barter] [3302] Nigeria K003456490 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Guinea K003456457 Yes
Thompson, H.N. [s.n.] Ghana K003456475 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K003456532 Yes
Yates, C.C. [s.n.] Nigeria K003456488 Yes
Sankey, H.J. [s.n.] Nigeria K003456491 Yes
Matton [8] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K003456513 Yes
Klaine, R.P. [982] Gabon K003456507 Yes
Chevalier [16290] K000240225 Isotype Yes
Cheek, M., Konomou, G. [19023] Guinea K001310133 Yes
Brent, R.W. [s.n.] Ghana K003456480 Yes
Waterman, P.G.; McKey, D. [841] Cameroon K003456503 Yes
Zenker, G.A. [1711] Cameroon K003456499 Yes
Zenker, G.A. [3777] Cameroon K003456500 Yes
Thomas, D.W. [7644] Cameroon K000105273 Yes
Latilo, M.G. [16] Nigeria K003456498 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [[8]092] Cote d'Ivoire K003456456 Yes
[R. Catwall] [s.n.] Nigeria K003456493 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [6570] Mozambique K003456510 Yes
Nigeria K:SPC-70000.319 No
Brent, R.W. [5] Ghana K003456479 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [[4]] Mozambique K003456509 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [1629] Sierra Leone K003456468 Yes
de Wilde, J.J.F.E. [3172] Cote d'Ivoire K003456455 Yes
Enti, A.A. [GC42611] Australia K003456481 Yes
Baldwin Jr., J.T. [9698] Guinea K003456454 Yes
Hombert [409] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K003456512 Yes
Cooper, G.P. [273] Liberia K003456485 Yes
Harley, G.W. [s.n.] Liberia K003456484 Yes
Luke, W.R.Q.; Sanogo, S. [16005] Mali K003456452 Yes
G. [T]. Cooper [379] Liberia K003456472 Yes
Andoh, J.E. [3256] Australia K003456478 Yes
[Mirk] [14] Sierra Leone K003456470 Yes
Baldwin, J.T. [9068] Liberia K003456487 Yes
Hombert, J. [416] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K003456514 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Sierra Leone K003456458 Yes
King, H.C. [262] Sierra Leone K003456462 Yes
Morton, J.K. [A4087] Australia K003456477 Yes
Binuyo, A. [35590] Cameroon K000105275 Yes
Morton; Jarr [SL1551] Sierra Leone K003456471 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [7984] Mozambique K003456508 Yes
Ejiofor, M.C. [29364] Cameroon K000105276 Yes
Dawe, M.T. [504] Sierra Leone K003456464 Yes
Small, D. [194] Sierra Leone K003456459 Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [10005] Cameroon K003456502 Yes
Thomas, D.W. [1010] Cameroon K003456501 Yes
Cole, J.A. [s.n.] Sierra Leone K003456466 Yes
[Mann] [483] Nigeria K003456495 Yes
Gossweiler, J. [6570] Mozambique K003456511 Yes
Gledhill, D. [SL4971] Sierra Leone K003456467 Yes
Rosevear, D.R. [34/28] Nigeria K003456496 Yes
Morton; Jarr [SL2301] Sierra Leone K003456463 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Ghana K003456473 Yes
Cremers, G. [775] Gabon K003456506 Yes
Breteler, F.J.; Caballé, G.; Azizet Issembé, Y.; Moussavou, J.M.; Pascal, O. [14802] Gabon K003456505 Yes
[G. H. Gannett] [s.n.] Sierra Leone K003456469 Yes
Latilo, M.G. [FHI31804] Nigeria K003456497 Yes
Dubon, L. [3413] K000240220 Unknown Type Material Yes

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