Cynometra hankei

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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: Detarioideae
Tribus: Amherstieae
Genus: Cynometra
Species: Cynometra hankei



Cynometra hankei Harms, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 21(App.): 39 (1911).


  • Heterotypic
    • Cynometra bokalaensis De Wild., Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 5: 20 (1915).



According to Radosavljevic (2019), Cynometra hankei along with other mainland tropical African (but not all) species of the genus Cynometra should be excluded from the genus and will be transferred to a new as yet un-named genus in the future.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Nigeria.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Congo, Zaïre.

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



Primary references

  • Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem. Berlin-Dahlem 21: 39. 1911

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