African Plant Database

Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 10: 43 (1869)
Information on the genus : Allanblackia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Allanblackia klainei Pierre ex A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 30 m, evergreen; bole 30-60 cm , straight, sometimes fluted; fruits enormous, to 45 cm long, 15 cm .
Ecology : Rain-, riverine, secondary, and swampy forest; 1-970 m alt. Confusion possible with Pentadesma butyracea when sterile.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 218 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 8128
Record n°8128
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