African Plant Database

Baphia speciosa J. B. Gillett & Brummitt
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 39: 161 (1965)
Information on the genus : Baphia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 7-8 m tall; sometimes scrambling; branchlets chocolate brown pubescent; mature branches glabrescent; pod and seeds known!
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Ecology : Charred margins of dense thickets on sandy soil; sand dunes; edge of flood plain in long grass; sometimes common in, and confined to, dense deciduous scrub; with Baphia bequaertii, Boscia cauliflora, Brachystegia glaberrima, Combretum celastroides, etc...
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 69411
Record n°69411
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