African Plant Database

Monodora grandidieri Baill.
Protologue : Adansonia sér.1 8: 301 (1868)
Information on the genus : Monodora
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monodora somalensis Chiov. (1932)
=*Monodora hirsuta Peter
=Monodora veithii Engl. & Diels (1907)
=Monodora stocksii Sprague (1916)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree, (1,5-)2,5-12 m; usually much-branched and occasionally somewhat climbing; flowers appearing with or before young leaves.
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Ecology : Evergreen forest, on coral, also rain-forest, evergreen thickets and bushland, Brachystegia, Julbernardia thickets, wooded grassland; 0-900 m alt. (E Africa)

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 146,148
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Annonaceae: 122-123

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 36 (1991).

Bibliography other :
  • Couvreur, T.L.P. (2009). Monograph of the syncarpous african genera Isolona and Monodora (Annonaceae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 87: 102
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Record n°6379 modified 2007-04-17
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