African Plant Database

Pterocarpus officinalis subsp. gilletii (De Wild.) Rojo
Information on the genus : Pterocarpus
Basionym : Pterocarpus gilletii De Wild.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pterocarpus gilletii De Wild. (1924)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pterocarpus gilletii var. angustifolius Hauman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen or semi-deciduous tree to 30 m; branchlets brownish to blackish, glabrous, straite; leaves concolorous (cf. P. mildbraedii), blackish when dried; inflorescence much-branched; flowers after anthesis falling off at the joint;
Ecology : Flooded riverine forest.
  subsp. officinalis in C. America, Antilles, N.S America (coastal).
  Subsp. officinalis (syn.: P. draco L.; P. hemiptera Gaertn.; P. crispatus DC.; P. belizensis Standl.) in C America, Antilles, N S. America (coastal).
  A specimen from Brazzaville (Congo; Thollon 4134) has been misidentified as P. mildbraedii.
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