Prioria balsamifera

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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: Detarieae
Genus: Prioria
Species: Prioria balsamifera


Prioria balsamifera (Vermoesen) Breteler, Wageningen Agric. Univ. Pap. 99(3): 21 (1999).


  • Basionym
    • Pterygopodium balsamiferum Vermoesen, Man. Ess. Forest. Congo: 233 (1923).
  • Homotypic
    • Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum (Vermoesen) Harms, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 459 (1925); accepted by Govaerts (2003) and Figueiredo & Smith (2008:89), but not accepted by Lejoy, Ndjele & Geerinck (2010) [cited as Prioria balsamifera]


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

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


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français: Tola blanc