African Plant Database

Terminalia mollis M.A. Lawson
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 417 (1871)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Terminalia torulosa F. Hoffm. (1889)
=Terminalia spekei Rolfe (1906)
=Terminalia suberosa R.E. Fr. (1914)
=Terminalia mildbreadii Gilg ex Mildbr.
=Terminalia dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Terminalia kerstingii Engl. (1907)
=Terminalia reticulata Engl. (1907) 1907, non Roth 1821
=Terminalia glandulosa De Wild. (1929)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree (rarely shrub) 5-13(-20) m high by 60 cm girth.
Ecology : Wooded grassland, often co-dominant; Brachystegia woodland; dry forest of Leguminosae and Anogeissus; ironstone woodland; miombo-woodland; 140-2170 m alt. Not in Ethiopia (or in the SW?).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 88-89
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:188, 114 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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