African Plant Database


Bombax brevicuspe Sprague
Family : Bombacaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 306 (1909)
Information on the genus : Bombax
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Rhodognaphalon brevicuspe (Sprague) Roberty
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gossampinus chevalieri (Pellegr.) Ghesq.
=Bombax chevalieri Pellegr. (1921)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree 25-30 m, with straight, rounded bole to 5 m and more in girth and with small, winged buttresses at the base.
Ecology : Rain- and secondary forests.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 177 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 48440
 
Record n°48440
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