African Plant Database

Brachystegia leonensis Hutch. & Burtt Davy
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 156 (1923)
Information on the genus : Brachystegia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 45 m; bole 1,2-2 m ø; with thick, heavy buttresses (or not) to 1,8 m; bole well-formed, straight, cylindrical, to 30 m long to the first branches; crown moderately sized with ascending branches, fairly open; twigs drooping.
Ecology : Ridges and valleys near water of evergreen rain-forest; sometimes locally abundant; upper rocky hill slopes; open woodlands; 200-500 m alt.
  Confused with Erythrophleum guineense, Didelotia idae.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 61796
Record n°61796
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