African Plant Database


Brachystegia manga De Wild.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Contr. Fl. Katanga Suppl. 48 (1929)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachystegia burttii Hoyle ex C.H.N. Jacks. (1940)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (4-)7-12(-20) m, with straight cylindrical bole, 15-35-60-80 cm ø; foliage usually branched; crown rounded or ± flattened, rather dense, with few divaricate or irregular branches;
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland, locally dominant; often over wide areas on dry aspects of escarpments; typically on over-drained rocky hills and slopes, notably Rift walls, more rarely on sandy loams of valley slopes; usually occurring pure,etc..

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 109
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 61760
 
Record n°61760
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