Thespesia garckeana F.Hoffm.

First published in Beitr. Fl. Centr.-Ost-Afr.: 12 (1889)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nigeria to Kenya and Limpopo. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Angola

Native to:

Botswana, Burundi, Caprivi Strip, Chad, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Verdcourt, B. & Mwachala, G.M. (2009). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Malvaceae: 1-170.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828. [Cited as Azanza garckeana.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis. PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Curtis, B. & Mannheimer, C. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia: 1-688. The National Botanical Research Institute, Windhoek.
  • 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.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Beitr. Fl. Centr.-Ost-Afr.: 12 (1889)
  • F.P.S. 2: 42, fig. 18 (1952)
  • Fryxell, Nat. Hist. Cotton Tribe: 93, fig. 42 (1978).
  • P.O.A. C: 268 (1895)
  • T.T.C.L.: 302 (1949)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1959 Rogers, F. A. [5389] Azanza garckeana K000240867 Unknown type material Yes
Bahm, R. [145] Azanza garckeana K000240868 Unknown type material Yes
Ngoni, J.F. [352], Botswana Azanza garckeana K000489662 No
Scott Elliot, G.F. [8356], Tanzania Azanza garckeana K000683672 isotype Yes
Schlieben, H.J. [6009], Tanzania Azanza garckeana K000683669 isotype Yes
Mwachala [1230], Kenya Azanza garckeana K000449445 No
Allen, A. [361], Botswana Azanza garckeana K000489661 No
Drummond, R.B. [5251], Botswana Azanza garckeana K000489663 No
Schlieben, H.J. [6009], Tanzania Azanza garckeana K000683671 isotype Yes

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
  • 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/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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