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List of names matching "Griffonia simplicifolia"
Status Name
accepted Griffonia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill.

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Griffonia simplicifolia

Accepted name

Griffonia simplicifolia (DC.) Baill.1


Bandeiraea simplicifolia (DC.) Benth.1


Tribe: Cercideae;  Genus: Griffonia


Perennial non-climbing shrub;  not threatened


Fibre2; Miscellaneous2; Toxins2; Medicine3

Geographical records

Africa:   Gabon(N)1, Ghana(N)1, Ivory Coast(N)1, Liberia(N)1, Nigeria(N)1, Togo(N)1
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Guineo-Congolian forest1; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; forest4; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; bushland and thicket1

Literature citations



1993 Polhill RM


1:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
2:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
3:Hall, J.B. & Swaine, M.D. (1981) Forest Vegetation in Ghana.
4: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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