African Plant Database

Lannea rubra (Hiern) Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 496 (1898)
Information on the genus : Lannea
Basionym : Calesiam rubra Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lannea rubra (Hiern) Engl. var. rubra (1898)
 Calesiam rubra Hiern (1896)
Taxon infra-specific
Lannea rubra var. elongata Van der Veken
Lannea rubra var. serrata Van der Veken
Lannea rubra (Hiern) Engl. var. rubra (1898)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Undershrub 5-60 cm tall arising from a woody rootstock; stems 5-10 cm tall, glabrescent; leaves 5-13-foliolate; petiole 10-15 cm long, tomentose with stellate hairs; leaflets sessile, linear, base subacute, 2-12x0,7-4,5 cm.
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Ecology : Lateritic plateau, slightly wooded; meadow and open forest on gravelly soils; dry bushy pastures; secondary Berlinia, Brachystegia woodland; rocky places; 1700-1900 m alt.
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Record n°174233 modified 2014-08-28
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