African Plant Database


Brachystegia allenii Hutch. & Burtt Davy
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 156 (1923)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Brachystegia pruinosa De Wild. (1929)
=Brachystegia allenii var. giorgii (De Wild.) Hoyle
=Brachystegia giorgii De Wild. (1928)
=Brachystegia schliebenii Harms (1935)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3-15(-20) m; crown rounded; trunk to 50 cm ø; bark fissured longitudinally, often coarsely reticulate, flaking in thick rectangular scales.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland; dry wooded savanna (miombo); locally dominant on well drained sites (more rarely on poorly drained sandy soils); typical of hot, dry rocky escarpments around lakes; also on sandy slopes; usually in pure stands , etc...
 
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Map
carte afrique num 61782
 
Record n°61782
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