African Plant Database


Trichilia ornithothera J. J. de Wilde
Family : MELIACEAE
Information on the genus : Trichilia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Trichilia velutina A. Chev.
=*Trichilia heudelotii var. zenkeri Aubrév.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 5-20 m; bole usually cylindrical, sometimes with low buttresses, 15-30 cm d.b.h.; bark smooth, greyish-green or brown; bark slash with cedar-like smell; young twigs grey-brown, brown or reddish-brown, very shortly and densely pubescent
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Ecology : Evergreen and moist semi-deciduous forests of dryland type; older secondary forests; places where the primary forest is disturbed or interrupted; wet places; edge around swampy places in evergreen forest; coastal to 400, and to 1650 m alt.
  Wood yellowish-white, fragrant.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 56808
 
Record n°56808 modified 2013-07-24
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