African Plant Database

Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Protologue : Adansonia sér.1 8: 89 (1868)
Information on the genus : Quassia
Basionym : Simaba africana Baill.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Simaba africana Baill. (1867)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or undershrub 1,2-4 m tall, glabrous; bark greyish green; leaves imparipinnate, to 30 cm long, with 5-9 leaflets with decurrent bases; rhachis often narrowly winged, conspicuously constricted at the joints when dry; flowers white, fragrant, bisexual[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest, shady humid woods, in understorey. 5-500 m alt. (Gabon).
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