African Plant Database

Afzelia peturei De Wild.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Bull. Séances Inst. Roy. Colon. Belge 6: 203 (1935)
Information on the genus : Afzelia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-20 m, with straight cylindrical bole 6-11 m long, 50-75 cm ø; flowers unknown; fruit kidney-shaped (not so in similar A. quanzensis).
Ecology : Humid, swampy gallery forests; patch of ±20 rather distant trees.
  Known from the type collected in 1934 (and a specimen from Zambia -Mutimushi 3377).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 65-66
More info on :
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 68438
Record n°68438
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