African Plant Database

Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) J. Léonard
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Guibourtia
Basionym : Copaifera coleosperma Benth.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Copaiba coleosperma (Benth.) Kuntze
 Copaiva coleosperma (Benth.) Britton
 Copaifera coleosperma Benth. (1866)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 12-30 m; bole grooved 8-13 m tall, 55-65 cm Ø or more.
Ecology : Open forest with Isoberlinia, Brachystegia; in pure stands here and there; deep Kalahari sand; 750-1400 m alt.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Zambes. 3[2]: 45 (2007).
  • Fl. Zambes. 3[2]: 44-46 (2007).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 98-99 (1985).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 104 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 61728
Record n°61728
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