African Plant Database

Celtis gomphophylla Baker
Family : Ulmaceae
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. 22: 521 (1887)
Information on the genus : Celtis
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis durandii Engl.
=Celtis durandii var. ugandensis (Rendle) Rendle
=Celtis ugandensis Rendle (1906)
=Celtis dioica S. Moore (1911)
=Trema integrifolia Baill.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched shrub or tree 3-60 m tall; stem to 40-80 cm Ø; sometimes with buttresses 1 m high, 2 m and more wide; bole irregular, knotty; bark smooth, light grey; young stems and branches lengthily sinuous[…]
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Ecology : Half-deciduous and mixed evergreen rain-forests; bushy regrowth, young forests; riverine forest; sometimes uncommon; Albizia forest.
  229-2000 m alt.; Used in traditional medicine (Dimo, T. & al., Effets hypotensifs... des feuilles de Celtis durandii Engler..., in Ethnopharmacol. 36: 84-90, 2005).
  São Tomé; S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree- Ht 3 - 30 m. Alt 2 - 800 m. Distribution: EC, KN
Biol./Eco : Tree; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 29: 245 (1999).
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Record n°95036 modified 2007-04-03
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