African Plant Database

Garcinia afzelii Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 570 (1908)
Information on the genus : Garcinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Garcinia mannii var. brevipedicellata Baker f.
=Garcinia brevipedicellata (Baker f.) Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
=Garcinia antidysenterica A. Chev. (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 15(-18) m, or understorey tree, with a short bole and rounded bushy spreading crown.
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Ecology : Riverine forest with Dalbergia saxatilis, Ouratea schoenbeiniana, etc.; understorey in dry forest or in rain-forest with Drypetes inaequalis, Coffea liberica, etc.; forest relicts with Parinari excelsa (Mt. Loma); gallery forest; 450- 1280 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 170
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 8010
Record n°8010
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