African Plant Database

Clausena lansium (Lour.) Skeels
Information on the genus : Clausena
Basionym : Quinaria lansium Lour.
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Quinaria lansium Lour. (1790)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 3-12 m, with 15-40 cm long leaves of 5-11 leaflets, and with yellow edible pubescent fruits 1,5-3 cm Ø.
Ecology : Native of SE Asia.sometimes cultivated.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 198
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