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Pterocarpus angolensis


Accepted name

Pterocarpus angolensis DC.1

Taxonomy

Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Pterocarpus

Vernacular names

African Teak2; Muninga1; Transvaal Teak2

Descriptors

Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened

Uses

Medicine3; Wood1; Chemical products4; Medicine5


Geographical records

Africa:   Angola-ISO(N)1, Mozambique(N)5, Namibia-ISO(N)1, South Africa(N)1, Swaziland(N)1, Tanzania(N)1, Zaire(N)1, Zambia(N)6
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)

Zambezian woodland1

Literature citations

Description1, 5;  Distribution7;  Illustration1, 8

Sources

1993 Polhill RM

References

1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Palmer, E. & Pitman, N. (1977) Trees of Southern Africa, Vol. 2
3:Watt, J.M. & Breyer-Brandwijk, M (1962) Medicinal & Poisonous Plants of Southern & Eastern Africa
4:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954) Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae.
5:Robyns, W. (Ed.) (1954) Flore du Congo Belge Vol. 6. Dalbergieae, Vicieae, Phaseoleae
6:White, F. (1962) Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia.
7:Boaler, S.B. (1966) MOD Overseas Res. Publ 12. Ecol. of Pterocarpus angolensis
8:Onderstall, J. (1984) Transvaal Lowveld & Escarpment... South Afr. Wild Fl. Guide 4.


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Nomenclature

TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)

Rhizobia

database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan



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