African Plant Database

Quassia undulata (Guill. & Perr.) D. Dietr.
Information on the genus : Quassia
Basionym : Simaba undulata Guill. & Perr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hannoa undulata (Guill. & Perr.) Planch. (1846)
 Simaba undulata Guill. & Perr. (1831)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Odyendyea klaineana (Pierre) Engl. (1896)
=Quassia klaineana Pierre (1896)
=Hannoa undulata var. longipetiolulata Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or shrubby tree 6-8(-12) m tall, glabrous; crown high, narrow; bole seldom >3,5 m high, 1-1,5 m in girth; often pollarded with strong shoots; branches ascending; bark (dark) grey, corky, deeply fissured also on the branchlets[…]
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Ecology : Savannas; wooded grassland; mountain slopes; rocks; – Fire-resistant. 150-400 m alt.
  Not seen by Aubréville in N Cameroon.Note: In his revision of the genus Quassia (Blumea 11: 509-528, 1962) Nooteboom treated Q. undulata in a wide sense, including 3 entities, […]

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:343 (2012)
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Record n°94669 modified 2007-04-03
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