African Plant Database


Gilbertiodendron splendidum (A. Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel) J. Léonard
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Gilbertiodendron
Basionym : Berlinia splendida A. Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Berlinia splendida A. Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
 Macrolobium splendidum (A. Chev. ex Hutch. & Dalziel) Pellegr.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 25 m; bole straight, cylindrical, 60 cm Ø, 1,8 m in girth; the large petal 9 x 9 cm. Has one of the longest fruits in the Leguminosae: to 60 x 13 cm, dark brown tomentellous, with 3 strong longitudinal ridges.
Ecology : Swampy parts of evergreen forest; muddy stream sides; hollows.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
 
Map
carte afrique num 70437
 
Record n°70437
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