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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Uganda.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Anacardiaceae, J. O. Kokwaro (University of Nairobi). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

Morphology General Habit
Deciduous forest tree up to 45 m. high; crown spreading; bole twisted near the top; buttresses small, blunt or none; bark thick; branches stout and somewhat angled; slash pink to red with vertical white lines, scented.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves tufted at the ends of the branches, imparipinnate, 30–60 cm. long; leaflets 11–21, 5–11 cm. long, 1.5–4 cm. broad, opposite or subopposite, ovate-lanceolate, apex gradually acuminate, generally unequal rounded at the base, pubescent on both surfaces, margin entire, reddish brown or purplish when young, lateral nerves numerous and parallel, petiolules 1–3 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of axillary panicles 10–15(25) cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers numerous and tiny, yellow white or greenish white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Drupe depressed-globose, 5-sided, ± 4.5 cm. in diameter, strong-smelling with hard several-seeded endocarp.
Figures
Fig. 10.
Habitat
Rain-forest; 1050–1500 m.
Distribution
U1 U2 U4 also from Sierra Leone to Cameroun and Zaire

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
English descr. only. A forest tree, to 150 ft. high, with cylindrical bole and only slight buttresses
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash red and white streaked, resinous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves crowded at ends of branches, deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish-white

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zaïre

Antrocaryon micraster A.Chev. & Guillaumin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Small, D. [837], Sierra Leone 16426.000
Fay, J.M. [8667], Central African Republic 63289.000
Chevalier, A. [22336], Ivory Coast K000423413
Chevalier, A. [22336], Ivory Coast K000423414

First published in Mém. Soc. Bot. France 8: 152 (1912)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo) Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.
  • Kokwaro, J.O. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Anacardiaceae: 1-59.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • A. W. Hill in Ann. Bot. n.s. 1: 249, fig. 11, 1–6.
  • Aubrév Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 174, t. 194
  • in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 57, Mém. 8: 152 (1910)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Kimpouni, V., Apani, E. & Motom, M. (2013). Analyse phytoécologique de la flore ligneuse de la Haute Sangha (République du Congo) Adansonia, sér. 3, 35: 107-134.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Chev. & Guill. in Bull. Soc. Bot. 58, Mém. 8: 152 (1911).
  • Hamilton, Ug. For. Trees: 210 (1981).
  • Irvine, Woody Plants of Ghana: 553, fig. 106(1961).
  • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 728 (1958).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 5 (1952).

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