African Plant Database

Baphia kirkii Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 250 (1871)
Information on the genus : Baphia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Baphia kirkii Baker subsp. kirkii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Millettia pyrifolia Vatke (1878)
Taxon infra-specific
Baphia kirkii Baker subsp. kirkii
Baphia kirkii subsp. ovata (Sim) Soladoye
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched round-topped tree to 27 m; branchlets pendulous, ferruginous brown tomentose, to glabrescent.
Ecology : Dry evergreen- and riverine forests; coastal bushland, thickets, forest and savanna; 0-400(-900) m alt.
  Also cultivated in East Africa.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 129721
Record n°129721
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