African Plant Database

Cussonia zimmermannii Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 361 (1915) 
Information on the genus : Cussonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-25(-30) m; bark greenish-grey, fissured; leaves digitately compound; petiole to 20-53 cm long, 5 mm Ø; leaflets 5-9, sessile, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, to 25x8 cm, glabrous above, glabrous to slightly puberulous beneath.
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Ecology : Semi-evergreen woodland on granitic outcrop; rain-forest ?; (dry) evergreen forest; woodland; evergreen coastal bushland; forest edge; 1-400 m alt.
  Medicinal plant (cf. J. Nat. Prod. 70: 1565-1569, 2007).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 630

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 234 (1992).
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 88
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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