Cordyla africana Lour.

First published in Fl. Cochinch.: 412 (1790)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to S. Africa. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Brummitt, R.K. & al. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca 3(3): 1-258. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Fl. Cochinch. 2: 412 (1790).
  • —Baker f., Legum. Trop. Africa: 606 (1929) in part.
  • —Baker in F.T.A. 2: 257 (1871) in part.
  • —Bolle in Peters, Naturw. Reise Mossamb. 6(1): 17 (1861).
  • —Brenan in F.T.E.A., Legum., Caesalp.: 221, fig.51 (1967).
  • —Burtt Davy & Hoyle, Check-list For. Trees Shrubs Brit. Emp., Nyasaland: 58 (1936).
  • —Gomes e Sousa, Dendrol. Moçamb., Estudo Geral 1: 276 (1966).
  • —K. Coates Palgrave, Trees Sthn. Africa, ed.2: 295 (1988).
  • —M. Coates Palgrave, Trees Sthn. Africa: 351, fig.91 (2002).
  • —Palmer & Pitman, Trees Sthn. Africa: 889 (1972).
  • —Pardy in Rhod. Agric. J. 51: 110 (1954).
  • —Pooley, Trees Natal: 156 (1993).
  • —Sim, For. Fl. Port. E. Africa: 46 (1909).
  • —White, Dowsett-Lemaire & Chapman, Evergr. For. Fl. Malawi: 307 (2001).
  • —White, F.F.N.R.: 121, fig.21F (1962).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. f., Leguminosae of Tropical Africa: 606 (1929), pro parte.
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 121, fig. 21/F (1962).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 410 (1949).
  • Lour., Fl. Cochinch.: 412 (1790).
  • Milne-Redh. in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 41: 230 (1937).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Brenan, J. P. M. (1967). Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Watt, J. M. & Breyer-Brandwijk, M (1962). Medicinal & Poisonous Plants of Southern & Eastern Africa
  • White, F. (1983). The Vegetation of Africa

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 19, 2023 Chirutse, P.; Manhiça, C.; Silva, P. [PC101] Mozambique K009000668 No
Brenan, J.P.M.; Greenway, P.J. [7807] Zambia K:SPC-09256.000 No
Kirk, J. Mozambique K:SPC-22066.000 No
Tanzania K:SPC-15674.000 No
Tanzania K:SPC-65887.000 No
Wild, H. [2408] Zimbabwe K:SPC-16408.000 No
Robson, N. [66] Zambia K:SPC-22239.000 No
Greenway, P.J. Tanzania K:SPC-18828.000 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

  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    • International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0