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List of names matching "Hymenostegia afzelii"
Status Name
accepted Hymenostegia afzelii (Oliv.) Harms

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Hymenostegia afzelii

Accepted name

Hymenostegia afzelii (Oliv.) Harms1


Tribe: Detarieae;  Genus: Hymenostegia


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Medicine2; Miscellaneous2; Wood2

Geographical records

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

Habitats (for Africa only)

Guineo-Congolian forest3; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; forest4

Literature citations

Description5, 6;  Illustration6, 7


1988 (Africa) Lock JM


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:White, F. (1983) The Vegetation of Africa
4:Hall, J.B. & Swaine, M.D. (1981) Forest Vegetation in Ghana.
5:Keay, R.W.J. et al. (1964) Nigerian Trees Vol. 2
6:Aubreville, A. (1965) 9. Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora du Cameroun. Aubreville & Leroy
7:Aubreville, A. (1936) La Flore Forestiere de la Cote d'Ivoire. Vol. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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