African Plant Database

Dialium guineense Willd.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Arch. Bot. (Leipzig) 1: I. 31. t. 6 (1796)
Information on the genus : Dialium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-20 m tall; bole to 80 cm Ø with narrow, thin butt flares; often shrubby and bole short, branching low; crown very leafy and compact.
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Ecology : Riparian plant. Sometimes persisting in wooded savanna; locally frequent, especially in wooded areas adjoining open country; permanent brook on rock; rocky couloir; evergreen and half-deciduous forests; often on river-banks, swamp margins, etc...
  Principe, São Tomé.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 63214
Record n°63214
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