Cordia africana

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Cordia africana
Cordia africana

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Boraginales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Boraginales

Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Cordioideae
Genus: Cordia
Species: Cordia africana

Name[edit]

Cordia africana Lam., Tabl. Encycl. 1: 420 (1792)

  • Type locality: Africa.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Gerascanthus africanus (Lam.) Borhidi, Acta Bot. Hung. 34: 396 (1988); not accepted by Govaerts (2003) [cited as Cordia africana]
  • Heterotypic
    • Cordia abyssinica R.Br., H.Salt, Voy. Abyss., App.: lxv (1814); not accepted by Boulvert (1977), Launert & Pope (1990), Govaerts (1999), Germishuizen, & Meyer (2003), Hedberg & al. (2006) and Darbyshire & al. (2015) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Calyptraria africana DC., Prodr. 9: 469 (1845), pro syn.; not accepted by Govaerts & al. (2021) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Cordia amplifolia A.DC., Prodr. 9: 481 (1845); not accepted by Autrey, Bosser & Ferguson (2005) [cited as Cordia africana]
      • Type locality: Culta Mauritio[cultivated in Mauritius].
    • Varronia abyssinica (R.Br.) A.DC., Prodr. 9: 469 (1845); not accepted by Govaerts & al. (2021) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Cordia harara Beck, Paulitschke Harar: 357 (1888); accepted by Govaerts (1999), but not accepted by Hedberg & al. (2006) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Lithocardium abyssinicum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 976 (1891); not accepted by Govaerts & al. (2021) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Lithocardium amplifolium (A.DC.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 976 (1891); not accepted by Govaerts & al. (2021) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Cordia unyorensis Stapf, J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 37: 527 (1906); not accepted by Govaerts (1999) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Calyptracordia abyssinica (R.Br.) Friesen, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, sér. 2, 24: 180 (1931–1932 publ. 1933); not accepted by Govaerts & al. (2021) [cited as Cordia africana]
    • Gerascanthus holstii (Gürke) M.Kuhlm. & Mattos, Loefgrenia 47: 2 (1970); not accepted by Govaerts (2003) [cited as Cordia africana]

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Ghana (fide IUCN), Guinea, Mali (fide POWO), Nigeria
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Burundi, Cameroon (fide POWO), Central African Republic (fide POWO), Rwanda, Zaïre
    • Regional: Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Chad (fide POWO), Djibouti (fide IUCN), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • Regional: East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Northern Provinces
    • Regional: Western Indian Ocean
      • Comoros (fide POWO), Madagascar (fide POWO)
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Arabian Peninsula
      • Saudi Arabia, Yemen

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

  • Introduced into: Mauritius, Réunion

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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Grootblaarpieringbessie
አማርኛ: ዋንዛ
Gĩkũyũ: Mũringa
Luganda: Mukebu
Oromoo: Wadesa
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