African Plant Database

Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale
Information on the genus : Fagaropsis
Basionym : Vepris angolensis Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vepris angolensis Engl. (1896)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fagaropsis angolensis var. mollis (Suess.) Mendonça
=Clausenopsis angolensis var. mollis Suess. (1951)
=Clausenopsis angolensis Engl.
=Clausena melioides Hiern
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree, unarmed, dioecious, (5-)7-24(-40) m; trunk often branched near the base; bark pinkish grey, ±rough, sometimes with corky outgrowths; branchlets purple-brown, dotted with pale elliptical lenticels, greyish-pubescent, glabrescent;[…]
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Ecology : Dry evergreen forest,sometimes moist forest;rain-forest,especially edges;upland forest with Podocarpus,also extending into lowland Celtis-Aningeria altissima forest;upland rain-forest with Albizia[…];sporadic in colonies in mixed woods[…]
  1000-2250 m alt. Without flowers easily mistaken for an Ekebergia (Meliaceae), but the latter without glands on leaflets.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 603 (2006).
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carte afrique num 90388
Record n°90388
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