African Plant Database

Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Family : Alangiaceae
Protologue : Ber. Deutsch. Bot. Ges. 15: 24 (1897)
Information on the genus : Alangium
Basionym : Stylidium chinense Lour.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stylidium chinense Lour. (1790)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, deciduous, 5-25-30 m tall, sometimes treelet; trunk to 1,6-2,4 m in girth, with winged buttresses at base; bark smooth, grey; branchlets purple-brown, at first pubescent later glabrous.
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Ecology : Pioneer species in partly cleared areas of rain-forest; member of the canopy in gullies; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Okotea, second storey with Dracaena, Ensete; bamboo formations; 750-2400 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo; from India to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, S China, Japan, Sunda Islands, Philippines.

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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Record n°48251 modified 2007-03-28
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