African Plant Database

Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Entada
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Entadopsis abyssinica (Steud. ex A. Rich.) G.C.C. Gilbert & Boutique
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 2,7-10(-15) m, low-branching; crown spreading, flat or rounded (leafless in dry season).
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Ecology : Wooded grassland or woodland of various sorts: Brachystegia-Julbernardia, Combretum, Baikiaea, Acacia, etc.; scrub; sometimes common in savanna on most soils; marigot banks; hollows; edge of cultivation; stony hillside; etc..
  Hybrids with E. africana are known.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 131
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:259 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 196
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