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List of names matching "Pterocarpus santalinoides"
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accepted Pterocarpus santalinoides DC.

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Pterocarpus santalinoides

Accepted name

Pterocarpus santalinoides DC.1, 2


Lingoum esculentum (Schum. & Thonn.) Kuntze2
Pterocarpus amazonicus Huber2, 3, 4
Pterocarpus esculentus Schum. & Thonn.2, 3
Pterocarpus grandis Cowan2
Pterocarpus michelii Cowan2


Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Pterocarpus

Vernacular names



Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Food and Drink6; Medicine6; Wood6

Geographical records

Africa:   Benin(N)1, Burkina Faso(N)7, Cameroon(N)1, Ghana(N)1, Guinea(N)1, Guinea Bissau(N)1, Ivory Coast(N)1, Liberia(N)1, Mali(N)1, Nigeria(N)1, Senegal(N)1, Sierra Leone(N)1, The Gambia(N)1, Togo(N)1

Brazil:   Amazonas5, Mato Grosso5, Para5

Caribbean2, 3:   Caribbean-TRP(U)2, 3

South America1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8:   Argentina(U)2, Brazil(N)2, 3, 5, Colombia(N)2, French Guiana(N)2, 3, 4, 8, Guyana(N)2, 3, 8, Paraguay(N)2, Peru(N)2, Surinam(N)2, 3, 8, Venezuela(N)2

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Sudanian forest1; Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; forest1

Literature citations

Description1, 2, 9, 10;  Distribution2;  Illustration2, 10


1993-12 Cavalcante de Lima H


1:Hepper, F.N. (1958) Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R.W.J.
2:Rojo, J.P. (1972) Phanerog. Monogr. 5: 1-119 Pterocarpus (Leguminosae-Papilion..
3:Amshoff, G.J.H. (1939) Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks Univ. Utrecht 52: 1-78 S. Amer. Papil..
4:Lemee, A. (1952) Flore de la Guyane francaise 2: 36-162 Legumineuses
5:Lima, H.C. de (1992) A preliminary checklist of neotropic Dalbergieae
6:Dalziel, J.M. (1937) The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa
7:Lock, J.M. (1985) Specimen in Herb. Kew
8:Boggan, V. et al. (1993) Checklist of plants of the Guianas. Univ. Guyana. Georgetown.
9:Keay, R.W.J. et al. (1964) Nigerian Trees Vol. 2
10:Aubreville, A. (1936) La Flore Forestiere de la Cote d'Ivoire. Vol. 1

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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