African Plant Database

Lannea fruticosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr. 1: 213 (1897)
Information on the genus : Lannea
Basionym : Odina fruticosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Odina fruticosa Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1847)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lannea decorticans Engl. (1911)
=Lannea garuensis Engl. (1911)
=Lannea multijuga Engl. (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub 3-12 m tall; bark rough, deeply, longitudinally fissured when old; branchlets rough, with thick lenticels, glabrescent; leaves clustered at end of branchlets, 11-17-foliolate; rhachis 15-26 cm long, glabrous or nearly so.
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Ecology : Wooded grassland; rocky hillsides; sometimes on black cotton soils; often gregarious; sandy hollows; with Commiphora africana on hill screes; woodland with Terminalia brownei, Combretum adenogonium, Acacia seyal; river valleys; 300-2300 m alt.
  Yemen (Kew Bull. 34: 748, 1980).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa Anacardiaceae: 23
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 34: 748 (1979) [1980]
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carte afrique num 6028
Record n°6028
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