African Plant Database


Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : ANNONACEAE
Protologue : Sagra, Hist. Ile Cub., Bot., Pl. Vasc. 1: 53 (1845)
Information on the genus : Xylopia
Basionym : Unona aethiopica Dunal
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Uvaria aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
 Unona aethiopica Dunal (1817)
 Habzelia aethiopica (Dunal) A. DC. (1832)
 Xylopicrum aethiopicum (Dunal) Kuntze (1891)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Xylopia eminii Engl. (1895)
=Xylopia dekeyzeriana De Wild. (1907)
=Xylopia gilletii De Wild. (1906)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 15-30(-45) m; bole 60-75 cm .
Ecology : Rain-forest, especially near the coast, riverine and fringing forest; small woods in savanna as pioneer species. ? Also swamp forest, Parinari woodland; 800-1200 m alt. (E Africa) ? Reaching 1620 m in Fl. Zambes. area; from ±70 m in Angola. Common. Princi

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Zambes. 1[1]: 136 (1960).
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Annonaceae: 78 (1971).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 40 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 41 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 6515
 
Record n°6515 modified 2007-04-16
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