African Plant Database

Quassia silvestris Cheek & Jongkind
Protologue : Kew Bull. 63(2): 250 (2008)
Information on the genus : Quassia
Basionym : Hannoa klaineana Pierre & Engl.
Statuts nomenclatural : new name
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hannoa klaineana Pierre & Engl. (1911)
 Quassia undulata f. silvestris Voorh.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hannoa chlorantha Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Hannoa kitombetombe G.C.C. Gilbert (1958)
=Hannoa longipes (Sprague) G.C.C. Gilbert
=Odyendyea longipes Sprague (1906)
=Hannoa njariensis G.C.C. Gilbert (1958)
=Odyendyea zimmermannii Engl. (1911)
=Hannoa gabonensis Pierre
=Hannoa klaineana var. afzelii Engl.
=Hannoa klaineana var. welwitschii Engl.
=Hannoa undulata auct.
=Quassia undulata auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, evergreen, (-2-)5-45 m, fastgrowing, glabrous; rarely a shrub 4-5 m tall; bole cylindrical, clean, straight, to 1 m Ø and 1,8 m in girth; bark grey or pale brown, smooth, often flaking and looking like rotten at base; slash yellow, fibrous,[…]
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Ecology : Semi-deciduous moist forest, evergreen forest (mushitu); forest gallery; rain-forest; secondary forests, farmbush; fringing forest of savanna; open forest with Gaertnera paniculata; mountain bush with Dissotis leonensis, Kotschya ochreata[…] 50-1630 m alt.
  Note: Plants formerly treated as Hannoa chlorantha often grow in open woodland with Brachystegia, Julbernardia or scrub at rivers, on sandy soils, south of the Equator, at 1000-1250 m alt. They seem to belong to a "separate,[…]"
  Successful plantations established in Sierra Leone.
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Record n°200736 created 2009-06-18 - modified 2012-09-10
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