Erythrophleum africanum (Benth.) Harms

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 12: 298 (1913)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa to N. Namibia. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Caprivi Strip, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • 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.
  • Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007). 61. Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Flora Zambesiaca 3(2): 1-218. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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].
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.
  • 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. Soud.-Guin. 243, t. 50, 1–3
  • Wilczek in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 244.
  • in Fedde Rep. 12: 298 (1913)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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 Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. f., Leguminosae of Tropical Africa: 777 (1930).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 124, fig. 20/B (1962).
  • Harms in F. Fedde, Repertorium Speciorum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 12: 298 (1913).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 103 (1949).
  • Keay in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 483 (1958).
  • Torre & Hillcoat in Consp. Fl. Angol. 2: 252 (1956).
  • Wilczek in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 3: 244 (1952).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Dalziel, J. M. (1937). The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
  • Verdcourt, B. & Trump, E. C. (1969). Common Poisonous Plants of East Africa
  • White, F. (1962). Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia.
  • 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 1, 2003 Thompson, M.F. [298] Botswana K000489718 Yes
Feb 7, 1973 Rautanen [322] Namibia K000232190 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mar 1, 1967 Gossweiler, Johannes [1846] Angola K001307085 Yes
Sinsin, B.; Agbani, P.; Adokpo, C. [3228] Benin K001562462 No
Lindemann, H.A. [666] Tanzania K003701578 Yes
Maiato, F.; Rafael, M.; Camôngua, J. [FM1580] Angola K001622129 Yes
Bidgood, G.S.; Abdallah, R.; K. Vollesen [2079] Tanzania K003701598 Yes
Mndolwa [20] Tanzania K001769935 No
Gossweiler, Johannes [2336] Angola K001276460 Yes
Pócs, T.; et al. [88032/G] Tanzania K003701583 Yes
Burtt, B.D. [5557] Tanzania K003701574 Yes
Semsei [1874] Tanzania K003701588 Yes
Welwitsch [573] Angola K000232192 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallace, G.B. [9] Tanzania K003701580 Yes
Gossweiler, Johannes [3382] Angola K001276459 Yes
Gillman, H. [1091] Tanzania K003701587 Yes
Gillman, H. [1424] Tanzania K003701599 Yes
Smith, P.A. [4231] Botswana K000489716 Yes
Gossweiler, Johannes [14053] Angola K001276458 Yes
Lindemann, H.A. [708] Tanzania K003701568 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [97] Central African Republic K003701556 Yes
Maiato, F.; Rafael, M. [FM1638] Angola K001622136 Yes
Anderson, B. [479] Tanzania K003701594 Yes
Boaler, S.B. [810] Tanzania K003701590 Yes
Wild, H.; Drummond, R.B. [7063] Botswana K000489719 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P.G. [10137] Tanzania K003701600 Yes
Gossweiler, Johannes [1388] Angola K001276457 Yes
Pócs, T.; et al. [88032/G] Tanzania K003701582 Yes
Turner, L. [32] Sudan K003701557 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P.G. [10137] Tanzania K003701601 Yes
Wigg, L.T. [FH419] Tanzania K003701572 Yes
[R. Shabani] [15] Tanzania K003701577 Yes
Smith, P.A. [1346] Botswana K000489715 Yes
Myers, J.G. [7228] Sudan K003701558 Yes
Bidgood, G.S.; Abdallah, R.; K. Vollesen [2079] Tanzania K003701597 Yes
K. Vollesen [[MRC399o]] Tanzania K003701596 Yes
Burtt Davy, J. [18010] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000232196 Type Yes
Jackson, C.H.N. [46] Tanzania K003701579 Yes
Eggeling, W.J. [6175] Tanzania K003701573 Yes
Semsei, S.R.; Herring, H.R. [2475] Tanzania K003701575 Yes
Gillman, H. [1029] Tanzania K003701595 Yes
[Ramzani Shabani] [15] Tanzania K003701576 Yes
Smith, F.G. [1242] Tanzania K003701570 Yes
Lindemann, H.A. [708] Tanzania K003701569 Yes
Gillman, H. [1423] Tanzania K003701592 Yes
Thulin, M.; B. Mhoro [687] Tanzania K003701591 Yes
Boaler, S.B. [334] Tanzania K003701584 Yes
Boaler, S.B. [334] Tanzania K003701585 Yes
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P.G. [10137] Tanzania K003701602 Yes
Ruffo, C.K. [145] Tanzania K003701581 Yes
Erens, J. [415] Botswana K000489717 Yes
Mbago, F.M.; Kibure, O.; Prins, E. [FMM2177] Tanzania K003701593 Yes
Gossweiler, Johannes [1361] Angola K001307086 Yes
Peter, G.A. [35581] Tanzania K003701586 Yes
Semsei, S.R. [1874] Tanzania K003701589 Yes
Smith [1242] Tanzania K003701571 Yes

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