African Plant Database

Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.
Protologue : Suppl. Carp. 131 (t. 205) (1807)
Information on the genus : Vitellaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lucuma paradoxa (C.F. Gaertn.) A. DC. (1844)
 Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn. subsp. paradoxa
 Butyrospermum mangifolium (Pierre ex A. Chev.) A. Chev. (1907)
 Butyrospermum paradoxum (C.F. Gaertn.) Hepper (1962)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mimusops capitata Baker (1895)
=Mimusops pachyclada Baker (1895)
=Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G. Don) Hepper
=Butyrospermum parkii (G. Don) Kotschy
=Bassia parkii G. Don (1837)
=Butyrospermum parkii var. floccosa A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. cuneata A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. ferruginea A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. mangifolium Pierre ex A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. poissoni A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. parvifolia A. Chev.
=Butyrospermum parkii var. serotina A. Chev.
Taxon infra-specific
Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn. subsp. paradoxa
Vitellaria paradoxa subsp. nilotica (Kotschy) A.N. Henry, Chithra & N.C. Nair (1983)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:274, 343 (2012)
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