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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Zambia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An understorey tree, to 45 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pale yellowish or whitish-green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Ripe fruits bright red
Ecology
In forest.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zambia, Zaïre

Sorindeia africana (Engl.) Van der Veken appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11585], Cameroon K000338271
Oct 1, 2002 Leeuwenberg A. J. M. [9575], Cameroon K000008718 Unknown type material
Oct 1, 2002 Zenker, G.A. [3567], Cameroon K000423255 isotype
Oct 1, 2002 Zenker, G.A. [3875], Cameroon K000423257 isotype
Oct 1, 2002 Pogge, P. [717], Sierra Leone K000423258 lectotype
Oct 1, 2002 Nemba, J. [521], Cameroon K000008719
Oct 1, 2002 Léonard, A. [3256], Congo, DRC K000423254 isotype
Oct 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [164], Cameroon K000093104
Oct 1, 2002 Nemba, J. [521], Cameroon K000008720
Oct 1, 2002 Léonard, A. [3256], Congo, DRC K000423253
Oct 1, 2002 Zenker, G.A. [802], Cameroon K000423256
Jan 1, 2002 Maitland, T.D. [671], Cameroon K000093101
Jan 1, 2002 Maitland, T.D. [671], Cameroon K000093100
Bates [1849], Cameroon Sorindeia nitidula 9854.000
Troupin, G. [3430], Congo, DRC Sorindeia lemairei 11412.000
Troupin, G. [4256], Congo, DRC Sorindeia lemairei 11484.000
Troupin, G. [3866], Congo, DRC Sorindeia lemairei 9852.000
Troupin, G. [3740], Congo, DRC Sorindeia lemairei 9857.000
Jan 1, 1994 Thomas, D.W. [2193], Cameroon Sorindeia gilletii K000093098

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 29: 242 (1959)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2017). Flore du Gabon 50: 1-77. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. 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.
  • 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.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2017). Flore du Gabon 50: 1-77. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

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