African Plant Database

Quassia grandifolia (Engl.) Noot.
Information on the genus : Quassia
Basionym : Pierreodendron grandifolium Engl.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Pierreodendron africanum (Hook. f.) Little (p.p.)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pierreodendron grandifolium Engl. (1907)
 Simaba grandifolia (Engl.) Feuillet
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mannia africana Hook. f. (1862)
=Pierreodendron africanum (Hook. f.) Little (1949)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect unbranched shrub 3 m tall or ± straggling tree to 18 m; bole short, longitudinally grooved at base; leaves clustered at the ends of the branchlets, 1 m long; leaflets 11-31, leathery, terminating in a short thick blunt tip;[…]
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Ecology : Forest; low alt. (10 m in Angola).
  By several authors treated in a wide sense thus including Pierreodendron kerstingii, a West African taxon. The two taxa are distinguished as separate entities below, but mapped together. Field observations are needed.[…]
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Record n°94671
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