African Plant Database

Bombax brevicuspe Sprague
Family : Bombacaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 306 (1909)
Information on the genus : Bombax
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
carte afrique num 48440
Record n°48440
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