Gilbertiodendron brachystegioides (Harms) J.Léonard

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 24: 58 (1954)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Cameroon to Gabon. It is a tree and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

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Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 24: 58 (1954).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • van der Burgt, X.M. & al. (2015). The Gilbertiodendron ogoouense species complex (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae), Central Africa. Kew Bulletin 70(29): 1-42. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2009 Onana, J.-M. [2899], Cameroon K000338968 No
Nov 1, 2005 Burgt, X.M. van der [801], Cameroon K000745748 No
May 1, 2000 Burgt, X.M. van der [571], Cameroon K000745749 No
Thomas [9773], Cameroon K000086081 No
Cheek et.al. [3495], Cameroon K000437974 No
Thomas [9842], Cameroon K000381385 No
Thomas [442], Cameroon K000092700 No
Zenker, G.A. [3315], Cameroon K000417635 Yes
Zenker, G.A. [3315], Cameroon K000417636 Yes

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