Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.

First published in Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 311 (1868)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a scrambling shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • 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.
  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. 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.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Stannard, B. (2000). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Simaroubaceae: 1-14.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 382, fig. 177 (1931).
  • F.T.A. 1: 311 (1868)

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.
  • 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.
  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. 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.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Stannard, B. (2000). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Simaroubaceae: 1-14.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Alves, T., Francisco, J., Harris, T., Nangoma, D. & de Sousa, C. (2009). Biodiversity and Conservation of Mchese Mountain, Malawi. Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036: 1-71. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aubrév., Fl. For. Côte d’Ivoire, ed. 2, 2: 130, t. l75 (1959).
  • Battiscombe & Dale, Trees and Shrubs of Kenya Colony p. 101 (1936).
  • Beentje, Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas p. 375, fig. (1994).
  • Burtt Davy, Check- lists For. Trees & Shrubs Brit. Emp. 1, Uganda: 112 (1935).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 374 (1956).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 535 (1961).
  • Engl. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlischen Pflanzenfamilien, ed. 2, 19a: 382, fig. 177 (1931).
  • Engl., Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 227 (1895)
  • Engl., Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(1): 775 (1915)
  • Exell & Mendonça, Consp. Fl. Angol. 1: 279 (1951).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 172 (1962).
  • G.C.C. Gilbert in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 7: 120 (1958).
  • Hamilton, Field Guide Uganda For. Trees: 207 (1981).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 572 (1949).
  • Keay, Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 690 (1958).
  • Koenders, Fl. Pemba I.: 47 (1992).
  • Oliv. in Flora of Tropical Africa 1: 311 (1868)
  • Oliv. in Trans. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29: 42, t. 18 (1872).
  • Stannard in Fl. Eth. 3: 437, fig. 122.1 (1990).
  • Vollesen in Opera Bot. 59: 57 (1980).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 409 (1952).
  • Wild & Journal of Botany Phipps in Flora Zambesiaca 2: 218, t. 41 (1963).
  • Wild, Journal of Botany Phipps & Paiva in Fl. Moçamb. 38: 6 (1969).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2012 Friis, I. [14288], Ethiopia K000899963 Yes
Feb 6, 1986 Andrews, F.W. [998], Sudan K001092920 Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Raad, H.J. [11], Sudan K000899964 Yes
Mar 1, 1977 Ash, J. [1608], Ethiopia K001092938 Yes
May 19, 1955 Ansell [s.n.], Liberia K000425235 Yes
Oct 4, 1933 Turner, L. [84], Sudan K001092923 Yes
Feb 1, 1931 Broun, H.M. [8], Sudan K001092928 Yes
Adebusuyi [18236], Nigeria 23413.000 No
Ash, J. [1608], Ethiopia 35570.000 No
unknown [1317] K000425231 Yes
Goetze, W. [443], Tanzania K000425232 Yes
Liberia K000425236 Yes
Thulin, M. [6337], Somalia K001092949 Yes
Hemming, C.F. [69], Somalia K001092951 Yes
Maunder, M. [102], Somalia K001092946 Yes
Douthwaite, R.J. [7], Somalia K001092947 Yes
Fukui, K. [76/60], Ethiopia K001092945 Yes
Friis, I. [7969], Ethiopia K001092936 Yes
Andrews, F.W. [1799], Sudan K001092919 Yes
Goetze, W. [377], Tanzania K000425233 Yes
Simpson, N.D. [7506.2], Sudan K001092927 Yes
Turton, D.A. [112], Ethiopia K001092934 Yes
Mooney, H.F. [9080], Ethiopia K001092942 Yes
Simpson, N.D. [7614], Sudan K001092924 Yes
Chaffey, D.R. [917], Ethiopia K001092937 Yes
Friis, I. [1918], Ethiopia K001092941 Yes
Beals, E. [338], Ethiopia K001092935 Yes
Jackson, J.A.D. [741], Ethiopia K001092940 Yes
Maunder, M. [23], Somalia K001092948 Yes
Lock, J.M. [81/79], Sudan K001092921 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2190], Sudan K001092930 Yes
Fukui, K. [120], Ethiopia K001092944 Yes
Rowland [s.n.], Nigeria K000425234 Yes
Douthwaite, R.J. [3], Somalia K001092950 Yes
Myers, J.G. [8521], Sudan K001092918 Yes
Timberlake, J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000614466 No
Schweinfurth, G. [2277], Sudan K001092932 Yes
Friis, I. [4612], Somalia K001092952 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2277], Sudan K001092933 Yes
Simpson, N.D. [7506b], Sudan K001092926 Yes
Andrews, F.W. [A690], Sudan K001092922 Yes
Simpson, N.D. [7614], Sudan K001092925 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [3151], Sudan K001092931 Yes
Simpson, N.D. [7506a], Sudan K001092967 No
Mooney, H.F. [8445], Ethiopia K001092943 Yes
Kilian, N. [2046], Somalia K001092953 Yes
Matolo, C. [897], Ethiopia K001092939 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2745], Sudan K001092929 Yes

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    • 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/
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  • 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