African Plant Database

Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Erythrophleum
Basionym : Fillaea suaveolens Guill. & Perr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fillaea suaveolens Guill. & Perr.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrophleum guineense G. Don (1832)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 9-40 m; bole rarely straight, to 1,5 m Ø, slightly buttressed (buttresses blunt), often low-branching; crown dense, spreading; pods opening without scattering the seeds.
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Ecology : Gallery forest with Berlinia; lakeshore forest; in seepage mushitus; drier parts of the forest region; savanna forest; locally abundant; rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Alstonia boonei, Parinari excelsa, Milicia excelsa; etc...

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 206
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 328 (2006).
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Record n°69372 modified 2007-04-02
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