African Plant Database

Alangium salviifolium (L. f.) Wangerin
Family : Alangiaceae
Information on the genus : Alangium
Basionym : Grewia salviifolia L. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alangium salviifolium (L. f.) Wangerin subsp. salviifolium
 Grewia salviifolia L. f. (1782)
Taxon infra-specific
Alangium salviifolium (L. f.) Wangerin subsp. salviifolium
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, deciduous, 4-18 m; trunk 0,6 m Ø; branchlets at first pubescent, later glabrous, often with strong spines to 1,2 cm long; bark light brown, scaly-fissured; leaves elliptic or obovate, symmetrical, cuneate at base, 3-9,5x1,7-4,3 cm.
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Ecology : Rain-forest, riparian forest; (1-)500-750 m alt.
  In India pollinated and seeds dispersed by passerine birds (J. Natl. Taiwan Mus. 58/1: 69-82, 2005).
  Comoro Isl., India to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Hainan, Indonesia, Sumatra, New Guinea, Lesser Sunda Isl., Philippines [subsp. sundanum] (Miq.) Bloembergen.
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carte afrique num 177422
Record n°177422
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