African Plant Database

Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost -Afr. C 197 (1895)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachystegia boehmii var. katangensis (De Wild.) Hoyle
=Brachystegia katangensis De Wild. (1904)
=Brachystegia ferruginea De Wild. (1928)
=Brachystegia ferruginea var. angustifoliotata De Wild.
=Brachystegia ferruginea var. interrupta De Wild.
=Brachystegia ferruginea var. querrei De Wild.
=Brachystegia ferruginea var. robynsii De Wild.
=Brachystegia filiformis Hutch. & Burtt Davy (1923)
=Brachystegia flagristipulata Taub. (1895)
=Brachystegia hopkinsii Suess. (1951)
=Brachystegia malengensis De Wild. (1929)
=Brachystegia woodiana Harms (1901)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (2,5-)5-15(-25) m tall; DBH 20-30(-80) cm; crown flat-topped, spreading often stag-headed, with few, heavy, ascending, branches and stout, often sparse, thick, short branchlets; foliage long, pendulous, in tufts.
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Ecology : Open forests, deciduous woodland; typically on paler, poorer, shallow, alluvial soils; notably on poorly drained, ± flat or shallow sites, especially over schists, quartzites and leached crystalline limestones, ironstone; common on reddish rocky soils; et

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 94-96
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 61749
Record n°61749
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