Aningeria altissima (A.Chev.) Aubrév. & Pellegr.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 81: 796 (1934 publ. 1935)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a tree and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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. [Cited as Pouteria altissima.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Pouteria altissima.]
  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Pouteria altissima.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 1, 3: 111
  • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 136, t. 300, fig. 1-4, under "Aningueria"
  • Fl. For. Soud.-Guin. 429.
  • in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 81: 796 (1935).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). The vascular plants of the Dzanga-Sangha Reserve, Central African Republic: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aubrév. & Pellegr. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 81: 796 (1935).
  • Aubrév., Fl. For. Côte d’Ivoire, ed. 2, 3: 136, t. 300/1–4 (1959).
  • Aubréville in Fl. Cameroun 2: 134, t. 29/1–4 (1964).
  • Aubréville in Fl. Gabon 1: 149, t. 26/1–5 (1961).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 523, fig. 96 (1961).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 2: 371 (1952).
  • Heine in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 24 (1963).
  • J. H. Hemsl. in Kew Bulletin 15: 277 (1961).
  • Verdc. in Kew Bulletin 11: 453 (1957).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 386, fig. 77 (1952).
  • Wimbush, Cat. Kenya Timbers: 27 (1950).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Latilo [18225], Nigeria 3373.000 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37594], Ghana 3374.000 No
Nov 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13634], Cameroon Pouteria altissima K000580431 No
Jan 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10510], Cameroon Pouteria altissima K000746042 No
Jan 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10526], Cameroon Pouteria altissima K000746041 No
Testu, G.M.P.C. [1254], Gabon Pouteria altissima K000009105 Unknown type material Yes
Testu, G.M.P.C. [1254], Gabon Pouteria altissima K000009106 Unknown type material Yes
Chevalier, A. [13141], Guinea Pouteria altissima K000430572 isosyntype Yes
Chevalier, A. [13129], Guinea Pouteria altissima K000430571 isosyntype Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • 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
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0