African Plant Database

Bikinia pellegrinii (A. Chev.) Wieringa
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Information on the genus : Bikinia
Basionym : Monopetalanthus pellegrinii A. Chev.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monopetalanthus pellegrinii A. Chev. (1946)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 50 m; crown hemispherical; bole cylindrical, branchless for to 30 m, DBH to 2 m; base with ±1 m high broad buttresses that continue horizontally for to 10 m; seeds insufficiently known.
Ecology : Canopy tree of primary dryland rain-forest; in small clusters of less than 10 mature trees; also in larger stands; in "Taches de Monopetalanthus pellegrinii" sensu Letouzey 1985 (but only for the Mbalmayo-Ebolowa region); 0-900 m alt.
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