African Plant Database


Xanthocercis rabiensis Maesen
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 66(1-2): 20 (1997)
Information on the genus : Xanthocercis
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tall tree c. 40 m; bole straight, cylindrical, to c. 3 m Ø d b h; branches with grey-brown bark; branchlets short appressed-hairy to glabrescent; leaflets 5; large to 13 cm long; flowers white, in lax pseudoracemes;
Ecology : Primary lowland rain-forest, c. 30 m alt.
  Cultivated in greenhouse at Wageningen (Netherlands).
  Inflorescences resembling those of Oubanguia africana Baill. ( Scytopetalaceae ), common in the same area.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 61678
 
Record n°61678
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