African Plant Database

Parkinsonia scioana (Chiov.) Brenan
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Parkinsonia
Basionym : Peltophoropsis scioana Chiov.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Peltophoropsis scioana Chiov. (1915)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caesalpinia gillettii Hutch. & E. A. Bruce (1941)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 0,6-5 m tall, branching from or near the base; stipular spines paired at nodes, 2-5 mm long, straight or hooked.
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Ecology : Lime and sandy soils over sedimentary rocks; Commiphora-Acacia open scrub with Borassus, marginal forest beside river; rich Commiphora-Acacia scrub with scattered larger trees such as Delonix, Terminalia, Gyrocarpus, on black cotton soil; etc...
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carte afrique num 64867
Record n°64867
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