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Taxon: Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh. ex C. Krauss

Genus: Harpephyllum
Family: Anacardiaceae subfamily: Spondiadoideae.
Nomen number: 18256
Place of publication: Flora 27:349. 1844
Name verified on: 01-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Nov-2005
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Kaffir-date   (Source: Trees SAfr [but this adjective is best avoided, as it can be an offensive term]) – English
  • Kaffir-plum   (Source: Trees SAfr [but this adjective is best avoided, as it can be an offensive term]) – English

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique [s.]
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province [e.], KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Palmer, E. & N. Pitman. 1972–1973. Trees of southern Africa.
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Check other web resources for Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh. ex C. Krauss:

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?18256 (23 September 2014)

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