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
 
Map
carte afrique num 6515
 
Record n°6515 modified 2007-04-16
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