1. Family: Combretaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Terminalia L.
      1. Terminalia superba Engl. & Diels

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Angola.

    [FWTA]

    Combretaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

    Trunk
    Large thin buttresses, clean straight bole and rather flat crown
    Bark
    Bark ashy grey.
    Habit
    Forest tree, to 150 ft. (rarely to 200 ft.) high

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Terminalia superba Engl. & Diels appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Keay, R.W.J. [FHI 37358], Cameroon K000050838
    Maitland, T.D. [232], Cameroon K000050839
    Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.35], Cameroon K000050843
    Binuyo, A. [FHI 35540], Cameroon K000050837
    Etuge, M. [18], Cameroon K000050836
    Zenker, G.A. [1871], Cameroon K000413969
    Preuss P. R. [1300], Cameroon K000050841
    Preuss P. R. [1300], Cameroon K000050842
    Dunlap [177], Cameroon K000050840

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 4: 26 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Liben, L. (1968). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Combretaceae: 1-105. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 3: 58, t. 263, 5–8.
    • Chalk & Burtt Davy, For. Trees & Timbers Brit. Emp. 2: 30
    • Monogr. Afr. Combretac. 26, t. 14 B (1900)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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