African Plant Database


Berlinia bracteosa Benth.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 25: 309 (1866) 
Information on the genus : Berlinia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Macroberlinia bracteosa (Benth.) Hauman
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Berlinia macrophylla Pierre ex Pellegr.
=Berlinia mayumbensis De Wild. (1914)
=Berlinia platycarpa Pierre ex De Wild. (1925)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 25-35 m; with broad or globulous crown; bole short, deformed, 1 m ø; sometimes with weak buttresses at base.
Ecology : Humid bottoms; river banks; gregarious but in stands; swampy forest; disturbed forest; forest edges in savanna.
  Bioko / Fernando Poo.
  Not in Ivory Coast.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 40 (1992).
 
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 70246
 
Record n°70246 modified 2007-03-30
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