African Plant Database


Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Cryptosepalum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. exfoliatum
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum subsp. craspedoneuron P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum var. pubescens P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum var. fruticosum (Hutch.) P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum subsp. pseudotaxus (Baker f.) P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum subsp. puberulum P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum subsp. suffruticans (P. A. Duvign.) P. A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild. subsp. exfoliatum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 0,2-18(-30) m tall, sometimes suffruticose, but then branched above, or at least with several often clustered lateral inflorescences, and with stems apparently persisting for at least 2 seasons.
Ecology : Fairly common on rocky ground; Brachystegia-Pterocarpus woodland; 550-1700 m alt.
  A very variable and widespread complex species.
  Comprises 5 subspp. - Subsp. exfoliatum with 2 vars.
  For detailed mapping, see Kew Bull. 20: 6, 1966.
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 128994
 
Record n°128994
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