African Plant Database

Macaranga barteri Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Flora 47: 535 (1864)
Information on the genus : Macaranga
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Macaranga heudelotii Baill. (1860)
=Macaranga apicifera Beille (1908)
=Macaranga lancifolia Pax (1909)
=Macaranga rowlandii Prain (1910)
=Macaranga heudelotii var. nitida Beille
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched evergreen tree 15-37 m, with an open crown; bole ± 1,5 m in girth, fluted; main branches spreading, ultimate branchlets drooping; twigs not spiny (F.T.E.A.), branchlets armed with spines (F.W.T.A.).
Ecology : Rain-forest; lakeside forest; secondary regrowth forest; locally common and sometimes dominant.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 287
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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