Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C.Berg

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 52: 227 (1982)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

India, Trinidad-Tobago

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.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Berg, C.C. & Hijman, M.E.E. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moraceae: 1-95.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gardner, E.M. & al. (2020). Repeated parallel losses of inflexed stamens in Moraceae: phylogenomics and generic revision of the tribe Moreae and the reinstatement of the tribe Olmedieae (Moraceae). bioRxiv 2020.04.08.030452.
  • 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.
  • Kalema, J. & Beentje, H. (2012). Conservation checklist of the trees of Uganda: 1-235. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Launert, E. & Cope, G.V. (eds.) (1991). Flora Zambesiaca 9(6): 1-135. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • 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.
  • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
  • 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.
  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée. Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.C. Berg in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 52: 227 (1982)
  • C.C. Berg in Fl. Cameroun 28: 9, t. 2 (1985).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2006 Onana, J.-M. [2885], Cameroon K000339907 No
Jun 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11903], Cameroon K000339900 No
Mar 1, 2006 Etuge, M. [5151], Cameroon K000339898 No
Jun 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [9296], Cameroon K000026740 No
Jan 1, 1998 Thomas, D.W. [10076], Cameroon K000011804 No
Feb 19, 1991 Salubeni, A.J. [1158], Malawi K000049676 No
Jan 1, 1978 Rosevear, D. R. [7337], Cameroon K000181451 No
Jan 1, 1978 Mann, G. [705], Cameroon K000181453 No
Jan 1, 1978 Mann, G. [705], Cameroon K000181452 No
Chevalier, A. [24,236] K000243085 isotype Yes
Welw. [1559], Angola K000049686 isotype Yes
Faden, R.B. [77/353], Kenya K000049691 No
Morris-Goodall, Jane [F.P.64], Tanzania K000049698 No
Richards, H.M. [18352], Tanzania K000049695 No
Greenway, P. [10958], Tanzania K000049693 No
Styles, B.T. [103], Uganda K000049688 No
Goldsmith, B. [84/66], Zimbabwe K000049683 No
West, O. [7611], Zimbabwe K000049684 No
Gomes, A.F. [1674], Mozambique K000049677 No
Gomes, A.F. [1674], Mozambique K000049678 No
Müller, T. [1140], Zimbabwe K000049681 No
Honey, T. [680], Mozambique K000049679 No
Styles, B.T. [103], Uganda K000049687 No
Sherry, B.Y. [174.70], Zimbabwe K000049685 No
Haerdi, F. [356/0], Tanzania K000049699 No
Goldsmith, B. [84/66], Zimbabwe K000049682 No
Pirozynski, K.A. [P482], Tanzania K000049697 No
Styles, B.T. [223], Uganda K000049689 No
Richards, H.M. [18352], Tanzania K000049694 No
Williamson, L. [187], Gabon K000618247 No
Pirozynski, K.A. [P482], Tanzania K000049696 No
Polhill, R.M. [4958A], Tanzania K000049692 No
Webber, C.W. [433], Kenya K000049690 No
Gomes Pedro, J. [4463], Mozambique K000049680 No
Styles, B.T. [55], Uganda Chlorophora excelsa 25694.049 No
White, M.G., Nigeria Chlorophora excelsa 25897.000 No

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