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  1. Family: Meliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Khaya A.Juss.
      1. Khaya ivorensis A.Chev.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A large forest tree, to 180 ft. high, with bole up to 90 ft., strongly buttressed
    Leaves
    Leaves crowded at the ends of the branchlets
    Inflorescences
    Panicles lax, comparatively few-flowered.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Togo

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Khaya ivorensis A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2017 Unwin, G. H. [45], Nigeria K000986850 isolectotype
    Feb 1, 2017 Unwin, G. H. [45], Nigeria K000986851 lectotype
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [1486], Cameroon K000027368
    Jul 1, 2002 Mbai [FHI 24804], Cameroon K000094094

    Bibliography

    First published in Vég. Ut. Afr. Trop. Franç. 5: 207 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Bouka Dipelet, U.G. & al. (2017). Khayae (Meliaceae) specierum nomenclator Adansonia, sér. 3, 39: 15-30.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flore du Gabon 47: 1-115. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Pellegr. in Notulae Syst. 9: 30.
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 118–124, t. 173, 1–5
    • Kennedy For. Fl. S. Nig. 156
    • Chev. Bot. 116 (incl. vars.)
    • Vég. Util. 5: 207 (1909)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flore du Gabon 47: 1-115. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • 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
    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 2020. 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 2020. 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