Khaya A.Juss.

First published in Bull. Sci. Nat. Géol. 23: 238 (1830)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Burkina, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China Southeast, Cuba, Florida, Hainan, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Harms in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19B, 1: 49 (1940).
  • —F.T.A 1: 337

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Par. 19: 249 (1830).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Pennington & Styles in Blumea 22: 515 (1975)
  • in Mém. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat., Paris 19: 249 (1830)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Harley, R.M. [9185], Tanzania 6957.000 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
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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