African Plant Database

Milicia regia (A. Chev.) C. C. Berg
Information on the genus : Milicia
Basionym : Chlorophora regia A. Chev.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chlorophora regia A. Chev.
 Maclura regia (A. Chev.) Corner
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious tree 30-45 m tall, similar to the above; bole 1,5-2 m Ø; leafy twigs 1-4 mm thick, sparsely white-pubescent.
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Ecology : With Erythrophleum guineense and Parinari excelsa in wooded savanna in Fouta Djalon (Guinea); gallery forest; also left as a single tree in cultivated areas. More water-demanding and less drought-resistant than M. excelsa[…]

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 52: 225-229 (1982).
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carte afrique num 24633
Record n°24633
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