1. Family: Clusiaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Garcinia L.
      1. Garcinia afzelii Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, to 50 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers pale green or greenish-yellow.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A tree, 20–25 ft. high
    Flowers
    Centre Of Flower Dark-red of flower dark-red"
    Filaments
    Filaments Orange orange"
    Calyx
    Sepals Pale Green. pale green."

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

    Garcinia afzelii Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2012 Chevalier, A. [22571], Côte d'Ivoire K000543091 isotype
    Feb 1, 2012 Chevalier, A. [22571], Côte d'Ivoire K000543092 isotype
    Feb 1, 2012 Talbot, P. [1503], Nigeria K000240145 Unknown type material
    Jul 1, 2002 Thomas, D.W. [2564], Cameroon K000105255
    Jan 1, 1953 Scott Elliot, G.F. [4548], Sierra Leone K000240142
    Jan 1, 1953 Scott Elliot, G.F. [5185], Sierra Leone K000240143
    Jan 1, 1953 Scott Elliot, G.F. [5816], Sierra Leone K000240144
    Thomas, D.W. [602] 41185.000
    Harris, D.J. [682], Central African Republic 63736.000
    Feb 1, 2004 Wheatley, J.I. [457], Cameroon Garcinia brevipedicellata K000093787
    Jul 1, 2002 Cable, S. [3514], Cameroon Garcinia brevipedicellata K000026972
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [4777], Cameroon Garcinia brevipedicellata K000105218
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30687], Cameroon Garcinia brevipedicellata K000105254

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 570 (1908)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
    • 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
    • Bot. Jahrb. 40: 570 (1908).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Harris, D.J. (2002). Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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