African Plant Database

Fegimanra africana (Oliv.) Pierre
Protologue : Fl. For. Cochinch. sub t. 263 (1892).
Information on the genus : Fegimanra
Basionym : Mangifera africana Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mangifera africana Oliv. (1868)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, wholly glabrous, to c. 9 m tall or more; branches very thick, drooping; bark reddish; young branchlets reddish; leaves coriaceous, simple, entire, obovate, acuminate, shiny, ± clustered towards ends of branches, mango-scented when crushed.
Ecology : Sandy ground behind the shore-line or lagoons, plains near the coast; white sands; bush, woods; 5-17 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 31091
Record n°31091
Feedback about this record