African Plant Database

Dialium angolense Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Dialium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dialium evrardii Steyaert (1960)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3-20 m with a broad crown, sometimes a low spreading shrub to 4 m tall; bole conical, tortuous, 30-60 cm Ø, with rounded buttresses; branches erect, ± tortuous.
Ecology : Gallery and fringing evergreen forests, muteshi forest and thickets on lake shores, on sand hills, quartz rocks and other rocky places; woodland and sandy river banks; 700-1275 m alt.
  Variable in shape of leaflets.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 117-118
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