African Plant Database

Isoberlinia doka Craib & Stapf
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew Add. Ser. ix. 267 (1911)
Information on the genus : Isoberlinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Berlinia doka (Craib & Stapf) Baker f. (1931)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Berlinia chevalieri De Wild. (1925)
=Berlinia kerstingii Harms (1915)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-18(-20) m; trunk straight for 5 m height, often hollow 40-60 cm Ø; ?also undershrub 20-40 cm tall (Cameroon: Mt. Mandaras fide Aubréville).
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland; tall grass savanna; always in stands; forming beautiful open forests; often with Isoberlinia tomentosa, Burkea africana, Prosopis africana, Uapaca somon, Monotes kerstingii; sandy, lateritic, rocky soils; cliff; gregarious; etc...

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 70294
Record n°70294
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