African Plant Database


Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Family : MORACEAE
Information on the genus : Antiaris
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Antiaris toxicaria var. africana Scott-Elliot ex A. Chev.
Antiaris toxicaria var. usambarensis (Engl.) C. C. Berg
Antiaris toxicaria var. welwitschii
Antiaris toxicaria subsp. welwitschii (Engl.) C. C. Berg
Antiaris toxicaria subsp. madagascariensis (H. Perrier) C. C. Berg (1977)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree 15-30-60 m,dioecious;bole 0,8 m Ø and more,straight,cylindrical,with or without buttresses transversally striate,sharp, 2-8 m high,1 m broad;bark rather smooth,pale-grey, slash brown to yellowish white, exuding a copious creamy latex […]
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Ecology : Drier types of forest; patches of forest in savanna, near rocks; frequent in forest bordering savanna; sometimes in humid forests (var. welwitschii); clearings in evergreen rain-forest; perhaps more common in the moist semi-deciduous forest […]
  10-1900 m alt. Commonly confused with a Milicia, but inflorescences small, rounded (not spike-like).
  Yemen; Madagascar [subsp. humbertii (Léandri) C. C. Berg, subsp. madagascariensis (H. Perrier) C. C. Berg]. Asia, Indonesia, Philippines, Tonga, Australia (subsp. toxicaria).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 129623
 
Record n°129623
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