Ochna afzelii

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Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Ochnaceae
Subfamilia: Ochnoideae
Tribus: Ochneae
Subtribus: Ochninae
Genus: Ochna
Species: Ochna afzelii
Subspecies: O. a. subsp. afzelii – O. a. subsp. congoensis – O. a. subsp. mechowiana


Ochna afzelii R.Br. ex Oliv., Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 319. 1868. (as O. Afzelii)


  • Homotypic
    • Diporidium afzelii (R.Br. ex Oliv.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 105. 1891. (as Diporidium Afzelii ?)
    • Ochnella afzelii (R.Br. ex Oliv.) Tiegh., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. sér. 8, 16(3–6): 345. 1902. (as O. Afzelii)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Benin, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo,
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Rwanda, Zaïre,
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Chad, Sudan,
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania, Uganda,
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Zambia.

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]


  • Tropicos.org 2017. Ochna afzelii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2017 September 26.
  • African Plants Database (version 3.4.0). Ochna afzelii. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Villle de Genève and South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Accessed: 26 September 2017.
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