African Plant Database

Brachystegia gossweileri Hutch. & Burtt Davy
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 152 (1923)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-10(-24) m; bole straight and high or forked and short, to 40-60 cm ø; bark deeply or shallowly fissured longitudinally, flaking in thick irregular scales; crown very spreading, flat-topped, sometimes very broad with ascending branches,
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Ecology : Shallow lateritic soils over ironstone or rock near dambo edges; locally frequent, often gregarious; also scattered, often in understorey, in poor plateau woodland, mainly with B. boehmii, Uapaca pilosa, U. kirkiana, B. floribunda, B. spiciformis, etc...
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61794
Record n°61794
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