African Plant Database

Cordyla richardii Milne-Redh.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Notes : The name appears for the first time in a list in J.H.Speke (1863)
Information on the genus : Cordyla
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cordyla richardii Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or rarely shrub, 3-12(-20) m tall; branches drooping.
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland on rocky hillsides; near rivers and in valley on alluvial soils; often with Ficus, Afzelia spp.; also with Sterculia setigera, Ficus arbutilifolia, etc.; or with Lannea fulva, Grewia, Combretum molle, Dalbergia melanoxylon, etc...

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 66698
Record n°66698
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