African Plant Database


Schefflerodendron usambarense Harms ex Engl.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Schefflerodendron
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Schefflerodendron usambarense Harms ex Engl. var. usambarense
 
Taxon infra-specific
Schefflerodendron usambarense Harms ex Engl. var. usambarense
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree 15-30 m; bole somewhat tortuous, to 70 cm Ø, slightly fluted at base; bark fissured, greenish-grey with brown spots, flaking off in irregular patches;
Ecology : Low-land rain-forest, swampy forest; 800-1100 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars. (var. macrophyllum Pellegr. in Gabon and Cameroon).
  Plants cultivated at Yangambi (Zaire).
  Very close to S. adenopetalum , its var. macrophyllum approaching the latter.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 177396
 
Record n°177396
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