Peddiea fischeri Engl.

First published in Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 1891: 310 (1892)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • 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.
  • Peterson, B. (1978). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Thymelaeaceae: 1-37.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, A. (1975). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Thymelaeaceae: 1-68. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • 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:

  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438. [Cited as Peddiea africana.]

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Staner in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 13: 337 (1935).
  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 249

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bull. Jard. Bot. État 13: 337 (1935).
  • F.T.E.A., Thymelaeaceae: 12, fig. 4/1–8 (1978).
  • Fl. Afr. Centr., Thymelaeaceae: 34, t. 6 (1975).
  • Hochgebirgsfl. Trop. Afrika: 310 (1892).
  • Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 9: 63 (1954).
  • White, For. Fl. Northern Rhodesia: 272, t. 48 (1962).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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

  • A. Robyns in Flore d'Afrique Centrale Thymelaeaceae: 34, t. 6 (1975).
  • Archangelsky in Kuprianova, Pollen Morphology: 142, t. 4/11–12 (1971).
  • Aymonin in Fl. Cameroun 5: 45, t. 6 (1966).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 557 (1961).
  • Engl., Hochgebirgsfl. Trop. Afr.: 310 (1892).
  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 272, fig. 48 (1962).
  • H.H.W. Pearson in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 249 (1910).
  • J.G. Adam in Mém. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat., sér. B, Bot., 20: 276, t. 44 (1971).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 610 (1949).
  • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 1: 654, t. 68 (1948).
  • Staner in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 13: 337 (1935).
  • W.J. Eggeling, Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate, ed. 2: 425 (1952).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2009 Luke, W.R.Q. [11340], Tanzania K000545403 No
Dawkins, H.C. [394], Uganda 18412.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [8071], Zambia 31115.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [4240], Angola 73049.000 No
Fries, R.E. [1613], Kenya K000252500 isotype Yes
Fischer [541] K000322501 Unknown type material Yes
Fischer [541] K000322502 Unknown type material Yes
Whyte, A. K000322506 holotype Yes
Buchanan, J. [536] K000322505 isotype Yes
Patel, H. [7382], Mozambique K000613644 No
Mphamba [67], Mozambique K000614285 No
Patel, H. [s.n.], Mozambique K000614361 No
Mphamba, S. [29], Mozambique K000613725 No
Harris, T. [429], Mozambique K000613865 No
Zenker [155], Cameroon K000252492 Yes
Timberlake, J. [5272], Mozambique K000614001 No
Timberlake, J. [5120], Mozambique K000613500 No
Bussner [287], Togo Peddiea longiflora K000252493 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