African Plant Database

Christiana africana DC.
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 516 (1824)
Information on the genus : Christiana
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Carpodiptera schomburgkii Baill. (1872)
=Christiana cordifolia Hook. f. (1849)
=Christiana madagascariensis Baill. (1885)
=Speirostyla tiliifolia Baker (1889)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-12(-21) m, with short square bole 1,5 m in girth, and spreading crown.
Ecology : Evergreen and deciduous forest; transition and fringing forest; along stream; often in wet places, mainly in the drier parts of the forest regions; degraded forest (Kenya); 100-1000 m alt. Madagascar; E tropical S. America.
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid, Dry; Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°122070 modified 2007-01-09
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