African Plant Database

Brachystegia zenkeri Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 298 (1910)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 40 m with straight cylindrical bole and umbrella-shaped crown. - Flowers known! Seeds unknown.
Ecology : Very gregarious, often very abundant (Cameroon: Mbanga, Eséka); more rare in Gabon but in nearly pure stands (20 trees by hectare). Deciduous in Cameroon; hill slopes; 100-500 m alt.
  Not identical with B. laurentii : large persistent proximal leaflet pairs, sepals widely spaced apart.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61770
Record n°61770
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