African Plant Database

Afraegle gabonensis (Swingle) Engl.
Information on the genus : Afraegle
Basionym : Balsamocitrus gabonensis Swingle
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Balsamocitrus gabonensis Swingle (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree with glabrous cylindrical green slender young branches,very spiny;bark on older branches greenish brown,becoming grey-spotted;spines solitary or paired,slender,very sharp-pointed,1,5-2cm long;leaves simple or,in vigorous specimens 3-foliolate[…]
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Ecology : Forest?
  110 m alt. (fide Sosef & al., Check-list pl. vascul. Gabon: 377, 2006). The description is based on plants grown in greenhouses at Paris Jardin des Plantes from seed sent by Klaine in 1892 from Gabon (Libreville). Also […]
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