African Plant Database

Garcinia buchananii Baker
Information on the genus : Garcinia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Garcinia huillensis auct. sensu Spirlet quoad specim. Delevoy 200, Robson p.p., non Welw. ex Oliv.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,5 m tall or tree 6-15(-25) m, with angular young branches.
Ecology : Rain-forest, gallery forest, “muhulus”; evergreen forest, often riverine, thickets; densely wooded grassland; coastal forest on pure sand; 50-400 m (coast) and 950-2000 m (inland) alt. Different from G. huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 219 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 8013
Record n°8013
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