African Plant Database

Afraegle paniculata (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Information on the genus : Afraegle
Basionym : Citrus paniculata Schumach. & Thonn.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Citrus paniculata Schumach. & Thonn. (1828)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aegle barteri Hook. f.
=Balsamocitrus paniculata (Schumach. & Thonn.) Swingle
=Limonia warneckei Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, evergreen, to 16 m tall resembling a “citrus”; trunk brief 1,5-2 m long before branching, 25-40 cm Ø, with numerous spiny branches in a rounded crown like an orange tree; bark smooth; bark slash aromatic; spines axillary, 2-6 cm long;[…]
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Ecology : Savanna, (rarely) dry forest and edges; gallery forest; secondary thickets on coastal plains; also planted in villages (growing easily from seed).
  up to c. 500 m alt.
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carte afrique num 90357
Record n°90357
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