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List of names matching "Tetrapleura tetraptera"
Status Name
accepted Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schum. & Thonn.) Taub.

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Tetrapleura tetraptera

Accepted name

Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schum. & Thonn.) Taub.1, 2


Adenanthera tetraptera Schum. & Thonn.2


Tribe: Mimoseae;  Genus: Tetrapleura


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Wood3; Food and Drink4; Medicine4; Wood4

Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)5, Cameroon(N)6, Central African Republic(N)6, Gabon(N)1, Guinea Bissau(N)1, Ivory Coast(N)6, Kenya(N)1, Liberia(N)6, Nigeria(N)6, Sao Tome & Principe(N)6, Senegal(N)6, Sierra Leone(N)6, Sudan(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Togo(N)7, Uganda(N)1, Zaire(N)1

Asia2:   India(I)2, India-ISO(I)2

India:   West Bengal2

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Guineo-Congolian forest6; Lake Victoria regional mosaic; forest1

Literature citations

Description1;  Illustration1, 6, 8


2004-11 (S Asia) Kumar S & Sane P;     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


1:Brenan, J.P.M. (1959) Mimosoideae. In: Fl. Trop. East Africa. Hubbard & Milne-Redhead
2:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
3:Eggeling, W.J. & Dale, I.R. (1952) The Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate.
4:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
5:Torre, A.R. da (1956) Mimosoideae. In: Cons. Fl. Angolensis Vol. 2 (2). Exell & Mendonca
6:Keay, R.W.J. (1958) Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2; Vol. 1, part 2
7:Ern, H. (1984) Leguminosae. In: Flore analytique du Togo. Brunel, J.F. et al.
8:Aubreville, A. (1936) La Flore Forestiere de la Cote d'Ivoire. Vol. 1

The following databases on Web pages not maintained by ILDIS may contain information on Tetrapleura tetraptera . If you use one of these buttons, you may have to use your browser's Back button to return to this page.


TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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