African Plant Database


Guiera senegalensis J. F. Gmel.
Family : COMBRETACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Nat., ed. 13[bis] 2(1): 675 (1791)
Information on the genus : Guiera
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Guiera senegalensis Lam. (1786) Homonyme ill., DC Prod. III, 17
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-2(-5) m high, semi-evergreen or evergreen; whole plant covered with small black glands.
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Ecology : (Degraded) savanna, savanna forests, forest on fallow land (abandoned farms); light dry soils, sandy or rocky; 945-1020 m alt. For many decades spreading south to areas with wetter conditions.

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 The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 1330
 
Record n°1330
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