Celtis wightii Planch.

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 3, 10: 307 (1848)
This name is a synonym of Celtis philippensis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Celtis philippensis.]
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Celtis philippensis.]
  • van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (ed.) (1974-1978). Flora Malesiana 8: 1-577. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta. [Cited as Celtis philippensis.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Polhill, R.M. (1966). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Ulmaceae: 1-14. [Cited as Celtis wightii.]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Planch. in Ann. Sci. Nat., sér. 3, 10: 307 (1848).
  • Polhill in Kew Bulletin 19: 141 (1964).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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