African Plant Database


Brachystegia laurentii (De Wild.) Louis ex Hoyle
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Basionym : Macrolobium laurentii De Wild.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Macrolobium laurentii De Wild. (1905)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 18-45 m, with straight bole, cylindrical, 25 m tall and 1,5 m ø with insignificant buttresses; crown very broad, dense; young branches pendulous.
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Ecology : Semi-deciduous dry primary plateau forests on clay soils; dry forest on mountain slopes; riversides; locally common near water; very gregarious; in pure stands to 20 trees by hectar; Brachystegia laurentii forest (See R. Germain & C. Evrard)
 
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Map
carte afrique num 61758
 
Record n°61758
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