African Plant Database

Griffonia simplicifolia (Vahl ex DC.) Baill.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Griffonia
Basionym : Schotia simplicifolia Vahl ex DC.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bandeiraea simplicifolia (Vahl ex DC.) Benth.
 Schotia simplicifolia Vahl ex DC.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Hard-wooded shrub or climber with short strong woody tendrils.
Ecology : Grass savanna; coastal plains on termite mounds; scrub, thickets; climber in secondary and gallery forests. Very common fide Aubréville; rather common fide Adam.
  Sometimes cultivated (fide Pellegrin).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 70457
Record n°70457
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