African Plant Database

Aphanocalyx heitzii (Pellegr.) Wieringa
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Aphanocalyx
Basionym : Monopetalanthus heitzii Pellegr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monopetalanthus heitzii Pellegr. (1938)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 45 m; crown hemispherical; bole cylindrical, branchless for to 25 m, to 200 cm ø above buttresses; base of large trees often with thick plank roots, these to 4 m high and 4,5 m wide.
Ecology : Primary and older secondary dryland rain-forest; sometimes reaching the forest-savanna margin; usually in clusters of ± 5 trees; 0-200(-500) m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
carte afrique num 67591
Record n°67591
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