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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Autranella
Binomial name
Autranella congolensis
(De Wild.) A.Chev.
  • Ambianella Willis
  • Mimusops congolensis De Wild.
  • Mimusops boonei De Wild.
  • Mimusops le-testui Lecomte
  • Autranella boonei (De Wild.) A.Chev.

Autranella is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1917.[2][3] It contains only one recognized species, Autranella congolensis, native to west-central Africa (Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Cen Afr Rep, Congo Rep, Cabinda, Zaire).[1]

The species is listed as critically endangered.[4]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Chevalier, Auguste Jean Baptiste. 1917. Les végétaux Utiles de l'Afrique Tropical Française 9: 268, 271
  3. ^ Tropicos, Autranella A.Chev.
  4. ^ African Regional Workshop (Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe) 1998. Autranella congolensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.