African Plant Database


Pterocarpus brenanii Barbosa & Torre
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Pterocarpus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, ± glabrous, (4-)6-12 m, or shrub 2-3 m tall; crown ascending or spreading; bark pale brown to dark grey, rough, shallowly longitudinally fissured, peeling off in thin rectangular flakes or narrown vertical strips;
Ecology : Open mopane and miombo woodland; grassland; thickets; also in association with Acacia, Combretum, Kirkia, Pterocarpus angolensis, Sterculia quinqueloba; on shallow soil on dry limestone hills and ridges; Karroo sandstone ridges; 300-700 m alt.
  Closely related ro P. rotundifolius but the leaf-like stipules distinguishing. Similar to P. angolensis in fruit character (See above).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 62761
 
Record n°62761
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