African Plant Database

Brucea macrocarpa Stannard
Protologue : Kew Bull. 40(1): 38 (1985)
Information on the genus : Brucea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, ± unbranched, 1-4,5 m tall; bark dark reddish brown; young twigs rusty-tomentose; leaves imparipinnate, 45-72 cm long, of 3-5 pairs of ± glabrous leaflets, petiole and rhachis rusty-pubescent; male inflorescence 38-55 cm long[…]
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Ecology : Riverine or swamp forest, george near waterfall. (750-)1450-2000 m alt.
  Formerly included in B. tenuifolia but distinct from the latter by more leathery toothed leaflets with gland-dotted margins, ± glabrous flowers and larger fruit, and from B. antidysenterica by its ± glabrous leaves.
  Restricted to K4 area, Kenya; vulnerable.

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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