African Plant Database

Librevillea klainei (Pierre ex Harms) Hoyle
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Librevillea
Basionym : Brachystegia klainei Pierre ex Harms
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Brachystegia klainei Pierre ex Harms (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 12-40 m; bole cylindrical, sometimes curved, 1,2 m Ø with large, much-branched crown; with thin buttresses to 2 m; sometimes a shrub.
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Ecology : Sometimes lake sides; deciduous rain-forests; river banks; sandy soils near lagoon; in seasonally flooded ground behind the mangrove; very frequent in the region of Fernan Vaz where it occurs in stands; etc...
  A true Brachystegia according to Chikuni.
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carte afrique num 70995
Record n°70995
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