African Plant Database

Zanthoxylum psammophilum (Aké Assi) P. G. Waterman
Information on the genus : Zanthoxylum
Basionym : Fagara psammophila Aké Assi
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Fagara psammophila Aké Assi (1960)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane 15 m tall, or small tree; stem 2 cm Ø, little branched, with single or paired prickles 1 cm long; leaves 30-40 cm long, glabrous, rhachides sparsely prickly, drying yellowish; leaflets 7-14, alternate, ovate, acuminate, 6-13 x 4-6 cm,[...]
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Ecology : Coastal savanna, edge of savanna, lagoon-side savanna, thicket, forest.
  Liberia: rare fide Holmgren & Poorter in J. Biogeogr. 34: 1103, 2007.

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: 201
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carte afrique num 89780
Record n°89780
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