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Sorindeia africana (Engl.) Van der Veken
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 29: 242 (1959)
Information on the genus : Sorindeia
Basionym : Thyrsodium africanum Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sorindeia africana (Engl.) Van der Veken var. africana (1959)
 Thyrsodium africanum Engl. (1892)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sorindeia befalensis Van der Veken (1959)
=Sorindeia crassifolia Engl. & K. Krause (1911)
=Sorindeia gilletii De Wild. (1906)
=Sorindeia maxima Vermoesen (1923)
=Sorindeia katangensis Van der Veken (1959)
=*Sorindeia lemairei auct. (1914)
=Sorindeia letestui Pellegr. (1922)
=Sorindeia multifoliolata Van der Veken (1959)
=Sorindeia nitida Engl. (1921)
=Sorindeia nitidula Engl. (1905)
=Sorindeia ochracea Engl. (1911)
=Sorindeia tchibangensis Pellegr. (1922)
=Sorindeia tessmannii Engl. (1911)
=Sorindeia ferruginea Engl. (1911)
=Sorindeia revoluta Engl. & Brehmer (1917)
=Sorindeia kimuenzae De Wild. (1906)
=Thyrsodium subglabrum Mildbr. ex Engl. (1921)
Taxon infra-specific
Sorindeia africana (Engl.) Van der Veken var. africana (1959)
Sorindeia africana var. lastoursvillensis (Pellegr.) Van der Veken
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 33 m tall; bole 40 cm d.b.h.; branches ± glabrous to distinctly (brown-)hairy; leaves (1-)7-13(-19)-foliolate, leaflets very variable in size and shape.
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Ecology : Rain-forest; 100-1500 m alt.
  Very variable species (reflected by the numerous synonyms), in hairiness of leaves and fruits, number and size of leaflets.
  As regards the name Sorindeia africana DC., Prodr. 2: 280, 1825 (nomen subnudum), see Brummitt in Taxon 51: 171, 2002; cf. under S. juglandifolia.
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