African Plant Database

Afzelia africana Sm. ex Pers.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Afzelia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Intsia africana (Sm. ex Pers.) Kuntze (1891)
 Pahudia africana (Sm. ex Pers.) Prain
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 6-35 m, with flat or rounded crown; bole to 3 m in girth, buttressed.
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Ecology : Rocky woodland with Combretum collinum, C. molle, Annona senegalensis; rocky hillside, bare rock; wooded grassland; gully; large river banks; gallery forest; also on dry ground; alluvial grounds; hard-pan crevices; semi-deciduous rain-forests; etc...
  Endangered in Benin (high exploitation) fide B. sinsin & al. In Biodiversity & Conserv. 13: 1555-1570, 2004.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 300 (2006).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 68432
Record n°68432
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