African Plant Database


Entandrophragma bussei Harms
Family : MELIACEAE
Information on the genus : Entandrophragma
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, spreading, 10-20 m tall; bark grey, scaly (like a Platanus); leaves to 30 cm long, 5-7-jugate; leaflets ovate, asymmetric, softly pubescent beneath; flowers and fruits similar to those of E. utile.
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Ecology : Deciduous Commiphora thicket, often with Cordyla densiflora, Adansonia digitata; deciduous woodland and bushland; 785-1220 m alt.
  Closely related to E. spicatum.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 444 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 56837
 
Record n°56837
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