African Plant Database


Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Protologue : Ic. t. 25 (1779); Cimelia Botanica, t. 25 (1796)
Information on the genus : Brucea
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trichilia siderotricha Chiov. (1940)
=Brucea erythraeae Chiov. (1912)
=Brucea ferruginea L'Hér. (1785)
=Brucea salutaris A. Chev. (1911)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, sparsely branched, 1-10(-15) m tall; stem 15 cm Ø; twigs with prominent leaf-scars, golden- or rusty-brown hairy; bark light brown-grey, smooth; leaves imparipinnate, velvety-hairy, rarely glabrous, 10-65 cm long, leaflets 5-13[…]
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Ecology : Dry or moist forests or forest remnants; upland, montane rain-forests with Podocarpus latifolius or with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea, in understorey; evergreen bushland; secondary thickets in deforested areas or forest edges; montane grassland. 1400-2800 m alt.
  Bark containing a bitter principle like angustura (Cusparia bark, Galipea officinalis).
  Tropical Arabia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 247
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 247

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 641
 
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