Khaya agboensis A.Chev.

First published in Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 8: 209 (1928)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Trinidad-Tobago

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2022). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tax.12720. epublication.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Bouka Dipelet, U.G. & al. (2017). Khayae (Meliaceae) specierum nomenclator. Adansonia, sér. 3, 39: 15-30. [Cited as Khaya anthotheca.]
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828. [Cited as Khaya anthotheca.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya. Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2016 Chevalier, A.J.B. [22342] Cote d'Ivoire K001089642 Type No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • 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