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  1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tieghemella Pierre
      1. Tieghemella heckelii (A.Chev.) Pierre ex Dubard

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

    [FWTA]

    Sapotaceae, H. Heine. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    A large forest tree up to 150 ft. high with horizontal branches near the top.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Central African Repu

    Native to:

    Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Tieghemella heckelii (A.Chev.) Pierre ex Dubard appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Chevalier, A. [16253], Côte d'Ivoire K000435341 isotype
    Small, D. [528], Sierra Leone Mimusops heckelii 5065.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Ann. Mus. Colon. Marseille, sér. 3, 3: 33 (1915)

    Accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in Vég. ut. Afr. trop. ft. 5: 237 (1909)
    • in Vég. ut. Afr. trop. fr. 2: 172 (1907)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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