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List of names matching "Afzelia quanzensis"
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accepted Afzelia quanzensis Welw.

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Afzelia quanzensis

Accepted name

Afzelia quanzensis Welw.1


Afzelia cuanzensis sensu auct.1


Tribe: Detarieae;  Genus: Afzelia

Vernacular names

Mahogany Bean2; Pod Mahogany2; Rhodesian Mahogany2


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Wood3; Wood4; Toxins5; Wood6

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Botswana(N)1, Kenya(N)1, Malawi(N)1, Mozambique(N)1, Namibia-ISO(N)2, Somalia(N)1, South Africa(N)1, Swaziland(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Uganda(I)7, Zaire(N)1, Zambia(N)1, Zimbabwe(N)1
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland8; Zambezian bushland and thicket8; Somalia-Masai scrub forest8; Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; forest8; Tongaland-Pondoland regional transition zone; forest8; Tongaland-Pondoland regional transition zone; bushland and thicket8

Literature citations

Description1;  Illustration1, 4


1993 Polhill RM


1:Brenan, J.P.M. (1967) Caesalp. In: Flora Trop. East Africa. Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Ross, J.H. (1982) Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora Southern Africa 16, pt. 1. Ross. J.H.
3:White, F. (1962) Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia.
4:Dale, I.R. & Greenway, P.J. (1961) Kenya Trees and Shrubs
5:Verdcourt, B. & Trump, E.C. (1969) Common Poisonous Plants of East Africa
6:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1952) Flore du Congo Belge, Vol. 3. Mimosoideae, Caesalpinoideae
7:Dale, I.R. (1953) A descriptive list of the introduced trees of Uganda
8:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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