African Plant Database

Brachystegia longifolia Benth.
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. t. 1359 (1880)  
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachystegia glaberrima R.E. Fr.
=Brachystegia luishiensis De Wild. (1928)
=Brachystegia apertifolia Hutch. & Burtt Davy (1923)
=Brachystegia bournei Greenway (1928)
=Brachystegia goetzei Harms (1901)
=Brachystegia longifolia var. parvifolia (Benth.) Topham
=Brachystegia holtzii Harms (1904)
=Brachystegia falcato-appendiculata De Wild. (1929)
=Brachystegia homblei De Wild. (1929)
=Brachystegia longifoliolata De Wild. (1929)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (2-)4-15(-30) m, often stunted by exposure; bole straight, generally deeply grooved or with conspicuous bosses; crown rounded to obconical or flat; main branching suberect to spreading;
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland; widely dominant or co-dominant in the southern half of Tanzania, especially the highlands; typically on lower hill-slopes and rolling plateau country bordering seasonally wet open plains, "mbugos", "dambos"; etc...
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Record n°61780
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