Pierre 1890, conserved name, not Berl. & De Toni 1888 (Mucoraceae in Zygomycetes)
Tieghemella is a genus of the plant family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1890.The wood of Tieghemella species is known as makore in the lumber trade.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals, and all algae and fungi were treated as plants. However, all current definitions of Plantae exclude the fungi and some algae, as well as the prokaryotes. By one definition, plants form the clade Viridiplantae, a group that includes the flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, ferns and their allies, hornworts, liverworts, mosses and the green algae, but excludes the red and brown algae.
The Sapotaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to the order Ericales. The family includes about 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in around 65 genera. Their distribution is pantropical.
Tieghemella is native to western and central Africa.
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Spondianthus is a genus of plant, in the family Phyllanthaceae and is the only genus comprised in the subtribe Spondianthinae. It was first described as a genus in 1905. The genus contains only one recognized species, Spondianthus preussii, widespread across much of tropical Africa from Liberia to Mozambique.
Necepsia is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1910. It is native to Madagascar and to tropical Africa.
Sclerocroton is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae first described as a genus in 1845. There a total of 6 known species in this genus; 5 species in continental Africa and a single species in Madagascar.
Oldfieldia is a plant genus under the family Picrodendraceae, the only member of its subtribe (Paiveusinae). It was described as a genus in 1850.
Synsepalum is a genus of trees and shrubs in the chicle family, Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1852.
Thomandersia is the sole genus in the Thomandersiaceae, an African family of flowering plants. Thomandersia is a genus of shrubs and small trees, with six species native to Central and West Africa.
Aubregrinia is a genus of plant in the family Sapotaceae first described as a genus in 1935.
Autranella is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1917. It contains only one recognized species, Autranella congolensis, native to west-central Africa.
Breviea is a genus of plant in the family Sapotaceae described in 1935.
Burckella is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1890.
Gluema is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1935.
Mimusops is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.
Neolemonniera is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae first described as a genus in 1918.
Pradosia is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1872.
Tieghemella heckelii is a tree species of the genus Tieghemella in the plant family Sapotaceae. The species occurs in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone and is threatened by habitat loss and over exploitation. This timber tree species can grow up to 45 meters tall and 1.2 meters in diameter.
Summerhayesia is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It has two known species, both native to tropical Africa.
Klainedoxa is a group of African trees in the family Irvingiaceae, described as a genus in 1896. It is native to Africa.
Delpydora is a genus of plant in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1897.
Inhambanella is a group of trees in the Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1915.
Pichonia is a group of trees in the Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1890.
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