African Plant Database

Brachystegia manga De Wild.
Protologue : Contr. Fl. Katanga Suppl. 48 (1929)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
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
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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