African Plant Database

Entandrophragma candollei Harms
Information on the genus : Entandrophragma
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Entandrophragma ferrugineum A. Chev. (1909)
=Entandrophragma choriandrum Harms
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree, deciduous after the rainy season, 45-60 m tall; bole straight, cylindrical, 1,8-2 m Ø, 7 m in girth, with heavy root swellings or rounded buttresses to 4 m height; young twigs brown, velvety hairy.
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Ecology : Forests, evergreen and semi-deciduous, in moist and moist-dry subtypes; granitic soil; scattered; to 500 m alt. – Natural regeneration poor.
  Leaflets often galled.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 444 (2006).
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carte afrique num 56838
Record n°56838
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