African Plant Database

Parkia filicoidea Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Parkia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Parkia bussei Harms (1904)
=Parkia filicoidea var. hildebrandtii (Harms) Chiov.
=Parkia hildebrandtii Harms (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-30(-35) m; bole 0,6-1,2 m Ø, often narrowly buttressed to 3 m height; crown rather open, finally flat; branches patent; peduncle of the inflorescence 9-35 cm long; pod 33-66 cm long.
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Ecology : Often observed along lakes, watercourses; primary marsh forest; ombrophilous, dry forest; primary forest on firm ground with Scorodophloeus zenkeri; savanna; forest with Cynometra alexandri, Julbernardia seretii, Staudtia gabonensis; ...
  Not in Central African Rep. (= P. biglobosa ).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 70016
Record n°70016
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