African Plant Database

Brachystegia laurentii (De Wild.) Louis ex Hoyle
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Basionym : Macrolobium laurentii De Wild.
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.
  see more in the book
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)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 61758
Record n°61758
Feedback about this record