Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) C.DC.

First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 1: 721 (1878)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Guinea, South Sudan to NW. Angola. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Guinea, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bouka Dipelet, U.G. & al. (2017). Khayae (Meliaceae) specierum nomenclator. Adansonia, sér. 3, 39: 15-30.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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].
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Pasha, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Styles, B.T. & White, F. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Meliaceae: 1-67.
  • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 118–124, t. 174, 1–3
  • For. Trees & Timbers Brit. Emp. 4: 57, fig. 9, t. 9
  • Harms in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 51–54
  • Pellegr. in Notulae Syst. 9: 30.
  • Staner in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 16: 214
  • in DC. Monogr. 1: 72! (1878)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2022). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/tax.12720. epublication.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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].
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(1): 803 (1915).
  • C. DC. in A. & C. DC., Monogr. Phan. 1: 721 (1878).
  • Eggeling & Harris in For. Trees Brit. Emp. 4: 57, fig. 9, pl. ix (1939).
  • Excell & Mendonça in Consp. Fl. Angol. 1: 307, t. 13B (1951).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 316 (1949).
  • Keay in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 699 (1958).
  • Staner & Gilbert in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 7: 176 (1958).
  • Styles in E. Afr. Agric. Journ. 39: 413 (1974).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 185, fig. 41 (1952).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2019 Zandamela, J.; Matimele, H.; Osborne, J.; Rokni, S.; Langa, C.; Munwane, C.; Machuama, B. [AZ 112] Mozambique K001346131 Yes
Feb 1, 2019 Thiebaud, A. [553] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K001208495 Yes
Feb 1, 2017 Gerard, P. [4731] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K001208494 Yes
Feb 1, 2017 Welwitsch, F.M.J. [1314] Angola K000432187 Syntype Yes
Feb 1, 2017 Welwitsch, F.M.J. [1314] Angola K000432188 Type Yes
Edward, E. [3657] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K001636242 Yes
Hemp, A [5829] Tanzania K001208496 No
Styles, B.T. [263a] Uganda K001636225 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [37426] Cameroon K000094093 No
Welwitsch, F.M.J. [s.n. K000432186 Unknown Type Material Yes
Germain, R. [791] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K001636221 Yes
Keay, R.W.J. [37426] Cameroon K000094092 No

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