African Plant Database


Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Apont. 586 (1859)
Information on the genus : Afzelia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pahudia quanzensis (Welw.) Prain
 Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Kuntze
 Afrafzelia quanzensis (Welw.) Pierre
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Afzelia attenuata Klotzsch (1861)
=Afzelia petersiana Klotzsch
=Pahudia attenuata (Klotzsch) Prain
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 1,5-35 m tall with irregular bole 4-12 m long, 10-50(-100) cm ø, and very spreading crown, sometimes flattish. - Habit of Ceratonia siliqua.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Thickets; woodland; dry evergreen forest; sand forest; open forests with Brachystegia; sandy, running, deep, relatively dry soils; termite mounds; semi-evergreen forest; riverine woodland; also around inselbergs; etc...
  Botswana; S. Africa, Caprivi Strip.
  IZIDINE, S. & al. (2003). Veld & Flora 89: 56-61 [see more in the book]

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 63,65
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 64
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 68431
 
Record n°68431
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