African Plant Database

Aphanocalyx microphyllus subsp. compactus (Hutch. ex Lane-Poole) Wieringa
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Aphanocalyx
Basionym : Monopetalanthus compactus Hutch. ex Lane-Poole
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monopetalanthus compactus Hutch. ex Lane-Poole (1916)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 7-45 m; crown hemispherical or irregular; bole often contorted but sometimes cylindrical, branchless for to 15 m, DBH 10-100(-160) cm;
Ecology : Gregarious; single dominant forest of vast extension in slightly rolling areas; some secondary forests might consists completely of this subspecies; also on rocky terrain; only in riverine forest in drier areas with semi-deciduous forest; 0-300 m alt.
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Record n°67589
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