African Plant Database

Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Protologue : Sagra, Hist. Ile Cub., Bot., Pl. Vasc. 1: 53 (1845)
Information on the genus : Xylopia
Basionym : Unona aethiopica Dunal
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 Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 136
  • (1971). Flora of Tropical East Africa Annonaceae: 78
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:141 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 40 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 41 (2006).
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Record n°6515 modified 2007-04-16
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