Antiaris toxicaria subsp. welwitschii (Engl.) C.C.Berg

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to SW. Ethiopia and Angola.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A large tree, to 130 ft. high
Diagnostic
Similar to the above (Antiaris africana) but readily distinguished by the smooth mature leaves
Ecology
In the wetter parts of the forest regions.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Antiaris toxicaria subsp. welwitschii (Engl.) C.C.Berg appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11670], Cameroon K000339899 No
Jan 1, 1978 Scheffler [216], Tanzania K000243484 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1978 Chevalier [16217], Africa K000357912 Unknown type material Yes
Warnecke [3360], Togo K000243483 Unknown type material Yes
Welw. [2593], Angola K000243485 isotype Yes
Styles, B.T. [208], Uganda Antiaris welwitschii 25694.045 No

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 48: 466 (1978)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

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