African Plant Database

Lophira lanceolata Tiegh. ex Keay
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1953, 488 (1954)
Information on the genus : Lophira
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-15 m; bole 20-30 cm ; branches ascending to form a narrow crown; suckering freely; flowering at the time of defoliation; usually with stunted and gnarled trunk; fruits broader than those of L. alata, to 2 cm broad.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; 530 (and less?)-1100 m alt. One of the first colonizers of newly cleared forest.

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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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 17945
Record n°17945
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