African Plant Database

Brucea guineensis G. Don
Information on the genus : Brucea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub, unbranched, 2-5 m tall; trunk c. 30 cm in girth; twigs sparsely pubescent; leaves with 4-6 pairs of leaflets, to 1 m long, leaflets slightly hairy or glabrous, often pustulate; flowers unisexual, red, in narrow panicles 40 cm long;[…]
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Ecology : Closed forest beside rivers, forest gallery; moist forest in windfall areas, forest clearings. 1-1200 m alt.
  Near extinction in Ivory Coast (fide Aké Assi, Fl. Côte-d’Iv. 2: 140, 2002).

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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Record n°94641 modified 2007-04-02
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