Aningeria altissima
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Aningeria
A. altissima
Binomial name
Aningeria altissima
(A.Chev.) Aubrév. & Pellegr. (1934 publ. 1935)[2]
  • Hormogyne altissima A.Chev. (1917)
  • Hormogyne gabonensis A.Chev. (1917)
  • Pouteria altissima (A.Chev.) Baehni (1942)
  • Pouteria giordani Chiov. (1940)
  • Rhamnoluma altissima (A.Chev.) Baehni (1965)
  • Sideroxylon altissimum (A.Chev.) Hutch. & Dalziel (1931)
  • Sideroxylon gabonense (A.Chev.) Lecomte ex Pellegr. (1928)

Aningeria altissima is a species of plant in the family Sapotaceae, and a source of anigre hardwood. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ African Regional Workshop (1998). Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996. "Pouteria altissima". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T34647A9881212. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T34647A9881212.en. Retrieved 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b Aningeria altissima (A.Chev.) Aubrév. & Pellegr. Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 7 June 2023.