Strombosia grandifolia Hook.f. ex Benth.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Benin to South Sudan.

[FWTA]

Olacaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
An understorey tree, to 40 ft. (to 80 ft. fide Louis & Léonard l.c.) high
Morphology Bole
Short bole
Morphology General Crown
Wide spreading crown of dense shining foliage
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash revealing red sapwood
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers cream
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Sudan, Zaïre

Strombosia grandifolia Hook.f. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2001 Lane, P. [410], Cameroon K000108562 No
Dec 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [1055], Cameroon K000011023 No
Dec 1, 1997 Ekema, N. [890], Cameroon K000011022 No
Dec 1, 1997 Akogo, M. [166], Cameroon K000011021 No
Jan 1, 1997 Lane, P. [406], Cameroon K000108561 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [148], Cameroon K000085278 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [148], Cameroon K000085277 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [165], Cameroon K000085279 No
Jan 1, 1992 Wheatley, J.I. [258], Cameroon K000510916 No
Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [5900], Cameroon K000073367 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8843], Nigeria 21914.000 No
Gartlan, J.S. [15], Cameroon 6049.042 No
Vogel [156], Bioko K000226313 Yes
Vogel [156], Bioko K000226314 Yes
Thomas, D.W. [3272], Cameroon K000073368 No
Thomas, D.W. [3272], Cameroon K000073369 No
Maitland, T.D. [180], Cameroon K000073374 No

First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 258 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 460, in part only
  • Louis & Léonard in Fl. Congo Belge 1: 268.
  • Sleumer in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 16B: 22, excl. fig. 10
  • —F.T.A. 1: 350

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

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