African Plant Database

Haplocoelum foliolosum (Hiern) Bullock
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 356 (1931)
Information on the genus : Haplocoelum
Basionym : Balsamea foliolosa Hiern
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Commiphora foliolosa (Hiern) K. Schum. (1901)
 Balsamea foliolosa Hiern (1896)
 Haplocoelum foliolosum (Hiern) Bullock subsp. foliolosum
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pistaciopsis dekindtiana Engl. (1902)
=Haplocoelum dekindtianum (Engl.) Radlk. (1907)
Taxon infra-specific
Haplocoelum foliolosum (Hiern) Bullock subsp. foliolosum
Haplocoelum foliolosum subsp. mombasense (Bullock) Verdc. (1996)
Haplocoelum foliolosum subsp. strongylocarpum (Bullock) Verdc. (1998)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, 4-13-20 m tall; trunk to 30 cm Ø, often gnarled; bark grey, smooth; wood reddish; branchlets dark grey-brown-black, golden-brown pubescent like leaf petiole and rhachis; leaves often pinkish when young.
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Ecology : Comprises 3 subspp.:

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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Record n°176519 modified 2006-12-11
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