Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.

First published in Bol. Soc. Afr. Ital. 10(11-12): 11 (1891)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. & E. Tropical Africa to E. DR Congo, Arabian Peninsula. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Socotra, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Miller, A.G. & M. Morris in Miller, A.G. & M. Morris (2004). Ethnofl. Soqotra Archipel. Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago: 516-524. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Miller, A.G. & M. Morris in Miller, A.G. & M. Morris (2004). Ethnofl. Soqotra Archipel. Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago: 516-524. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Kew Bull. 37: 41–67 (1982).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 475 (1994).
  • Blundell, Wild Flow. E. Afr.: 142, t. 68 (1987).
  • Kupicha in Kew Bulletin 37, 1: 48 (1982).
  • Schweinf. in Bol. Soc. Afr. Italia 10 (11–12): 12 (1891).
  • Verdcourt & Trump, Comm. Poison. Pl. E. Afr.: 123, t. 8/e–f (1969).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ash [674] Ethiopia K:SPC-37125.000 No
Heppen, F.N.; Field, D. [4900] Kenya K:SPC-34339.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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