African Plant Database

Conocarpus lancifolius Engl. ex Engl. & Diels
Protologue : Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen.-Fam. 4: 32 (1900)
Information on the genus : Conocarpus
Status for NA : accepted (cultivated)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-30 m tall, 3 m in girth.
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Ecology : Along watercourses in semi-desert coastal zone; locally dominant; 10-570 m alt. Also cultivated (one of the most common street trees in Mogadishu; near Mombasa.
  Hitherto considered to be an endemic of Somalia, also wild in Yemen (M. Thulin & al. in Biol. Skr. 54: 144-145, 2001).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°1337
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