Burkea africana

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Burkea africana


Taxonavigation: Fabales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Caesalpinioideae
Tribus: Caesalpinieae
Genus: Burkea
Species: Burkea africana


Burkea africana Hook., Hooker's Icon. Pl. pl. 593–594 1843


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Tropical Africa
      • Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina; Cameroon; Central African Rep.; Chad; Ghana; Guinea; Ivory Coast; Malawi; Mali; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; South Africa; Sudan; Tanzania; Togo; Uganda; Zaire; Zambia; Zimbabwe

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Hooker, W.J. (ed.) 1843. Icones Plantarum; or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. Vol. VI [= Vol. II, new series.] Tt. DI–DC. Hippolyte Baillière, London. BHL Reference page. : 6: t. 593-594.


Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Rooisering
English: Wild seringa
Sesotho: Monato
Xitsonga: Mpulu
Tshivenda: Mufhulu
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