African Plant Database


Balanites maughamii Sprague
Family : Balanitaceae
Family (APGIII) : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 136, 138 (1913)
Information on the genus : Balanites
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Balanites maughamii Sprague subsp. maughamii (1913)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Balanites dawei Sprague (1913)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Balanites maughamii Sprague subsp. maughamii (1913)
Balanites maughamii subsp. acuta Sands (2001)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, deciduous or semi-deciduous, to 20(-25) m, with a spreading rounded crown and a fluted trunk to 1,3 m ; rarely a low shrub to 2 m tall.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Forest; dry open woodland; or bush; along rivers, near springs and around pans; sometimes on seasonally waterlogged flood-plains; mixed coastal, evergreen forest; 1-1000 m alt. (-500 m for subsp. acuta). (see more in the book)
  Intermediate specimens B. maughamii – B. wilsoniana occur in Kenya and Tanzania (Sands, o.c.: 18-19).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 174173
 
Record n°174173
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