African Plant Database

Gilletiodendron glandulosum (Portères) J. Léonard
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Gilletiodendron
Basionym : Cynometra glandulosa Portères
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cynometra glandulosa Portères
 Cymonetra glandulosa (Portères) Roberty
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 12-20 m, but more often a shrub, sometimes multi-stemmed; crown dense; leaflets glandular; fruits with prominent glands, secreting a golden yellow resin.
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Ecology : Gully, escarpment, crest on sandstone in relic forest formations, with Bombax buonopozense, Diospyros mespiliformis, Combretum spp., Hymenocardia acida, Detarium senegalense, Gardenia tenuifolia, Daniellia oliveri, etc.; etc...
  The only sudanian species of the guinean genus Gilletiodendron.
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carte afrique num 70973
Record n°70973
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