1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Hylodendron Taub.
      1. Hylodendron gabunense Taub.

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Mvana
    [FWTA]

    Caesalpiniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Tall thin boled forest tree with sharp buttresses
    Spines
    Armed with woody spines.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Hylodendron gabunense Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [12437], Cameroon K000437381
    May 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11532], Cameroon K000338198
    May 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11044], Cameroon K000338179
    May 1, 2005 Mackinder, B. [516], Cameroon K000338197
    May 1, 2005 Mackinder, B. [517], Cameroon K000338267
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10204], Cameroon K000108214
    Jul 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [269], Cameroon K000107975
    Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [214], Cameroon K000051315
    Nov 1, 2000 Mackinder, B. [241], Cameroon K000051325
    Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3720], Cameroon K000086079
    Jan 1, 1996 Harris, D.J. [3720], Cameroon K000086080
    Jan 1, 1977 Lowe J. [2927], Cameroon K000092854
    Aug 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [14338], Cameroon K000092847
    Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30693], Cameroon K000087312
    Maitland, T.D. [609], Cameroon K000092849
    Maitland, T.D. [609], Cameroon K000092850
    Thomas, D.W. [696], Cameroon K000092848
    Zenker, G.A. [1126], Cameroon K000417810
    Soyaux, H. [316], Gabon K000417809
    Dundas, J. [FHI 15225], Cameroon K000092852
    Winkler, H.J.P. [1164], Cameroon K000092851

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(3): 386 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Léonard in Fl. Congo Belge 3: 302.
    • Kennedy For. Fl. S. Nig. 92
    • in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 3, 3 : 386 (1894).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Aubreville, A. (1965). 9. Caesalpinoideae. In: Flora du Cameroun. Aubreville & Leroy
    • Keay, R. W. J. (1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ed. 2;Vol. 1, part 2

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0