African Plant Database

Bombax rhodognaphalon K. Schum.
Family : Bombacaceae
Information on the genus : Bombax
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Rhodognaphalon schumannianum A. Robyns
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Rhodognaphalon schumannianum A. Robyns
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bombax rhodognaphalon K. Schum. var. rhodognaphalon
 Rhodognaphalon schumannianum A. Robyns
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bombax rhodognaphalon var. tomentosum A. Robyns (1957)
=Rhodognaphalon mossambicense (A. Robyns) A. Robyns
=Bombax mossambicense A. Robyns (1957)
=Rhodognaphalon stolzii (Ulbr.) A. Robyns
=Bombax stolzii Ulbr. (1917)
=Rhodognaphalon tanganyikense A. Robyns (1963)
Taxon infra-specific
Bombax rhodognaphalon K. Schum. var. rhodognaphalon
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 15-45 m, with long clean, straight bole to 3 m in girth, with small blunt buttresses; bark smooth in young trees, rugged and thick in older trees.
Ecology : Dry woodland, often with Acacia spp.; evergreen forest (margins and clearings); open woodland; coastal bushland; 1-350 m alt. Comprises 2 vars.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°177431
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