African Plant Database


Intsia bijuga (Colebr.) Kuntze
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 192 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Intsia
Basionym : Macrolobium bijugum Colebr.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Macrolobium bijugum Colebr. (1819)
 Afzelia bijuga (Colebr.) A. Gray (1854)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Intsia madagascariensis DC. (1825)
=Afzelia bijuga f. sambiranensis R. Vig. (1948)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5-40 m, buttressed when old.
Ecology : On and near the sea-shore. Widely dispersed by ocean currents (vide Gunn & Dennis, World Guide to Tropical Drift Seeds and Fruits: 152, 1999).
  Coasts and islands of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
  Cultivated in Zanzibar and Tanzania.
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Tree; Humid, Subhumid; Forest; 0-499 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Legumes of Africa: a checklist : 56 (1989).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 67985
 
Record n°67985
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