African Plant Database

Aeglopsis mangenotii A. Chev.
Information on the genus : Aeglopsis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5-6 m; trunk slender, bent, 4-6 cm Ø, often branched from the base; bark smooth, greyish white; spines axillary, solitary, very sharp, 2-3 cm long; young branchlets green, glabrous, becoming greyish; leaves alternate, ±ovate, 8-12 x 4,5-7 cm[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest in understorey, primary forest on slopes of ravine.
  c. 20 m alt. (and more?). Very similar to (and identical with?) A. chevalieri.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 601 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 90355
Record n°90355
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