Petersianthus macrocarpus

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Petersianthus macrocarpus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Lecythidaceae
Subfamilia: Barringtonioideae
Genus: Petersianthus
Species: Petersianthus macrocarpus

Name[edit]

Petersianthus macrocarpus (P.Beauv.) Liben, Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 38: 207 (1968)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Combretum macrocarpum P.Beauv., Fl. Oware 2: 90 (1819/1820)
  • Heterotypic
    • Petersia africana Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f., Gen. Pl. 1: 721 (1865)
    • Petersia minor Nied. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(7): 31 (1892)
    • Combretodendron viridiflorum A.Chev., Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 5: 150 (1909), not validly publ.; under an epithet viridiflora
    • Petersia viridiflora A.Chev., Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 5: 301 (1909); under the section "ANNEXE"
      • Type: Chevalier 16102, January.
      • Type locality: Bouroukrou, Côte d'Ivoire.
    • Petersia klainei Pierre ex A.Chev., Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 9: 211 (1916)
    • Petersianthus africanus (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 11: 201 (1916)
    • Petersianthus minor (Nied.) Merr., Philipp. J. Sci., C 11: 201 (1916)
    • Combretodendron africanum (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Exell, J. Bot. 68: 182 (1930)
    • Combretodendron africanum var. minus (Nied.) R.Knuth in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 219a: 61 (1939)
    • Combretodendron macrocarpum (P.Beauv.) Keay in J.Hutchinson & J.M.Dalziel, Fl. W. Trop. Afr., ed. 2, 1: 761 (1958)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: West Tropical Africa
      • Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierre Leone.
    • Regional: West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cabinda, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Zaïre.
    • Regional: South Tropical Africa
      • Angola.

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

Akan: Esia
français: Abalé
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