African Plant Database

Celtis philippensis Blanco
Family : Ulmaceae
Protologue : Flora de Filipinas 1837
Information on the genus : Celtis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis prantlii Priemer ex Engl. (1900)
=Celtis brownii Rendle (1915)
=Celtis prantlii f. parviflora Hauman
=*Celtis prantlii auct. mult., non Priemer ex Engl., sensu stricto
=Celtis rendleana G. Taylor (1944)
=Celtis scottelioides A. Chev. (1914)
=Celtis wightii Planch. (1848)
=Celtis collinsae Craib
=Celtis djungiel Planch.
=Celtis hasseltii Planch.
=Celtis insularis Rendle
=Celtis latifolia Planch.
=Celtis laurifolia Planch.
=Celtis mauritiana Planch.
=Celtis mindanaensis Elmer
=Celtis pacifica Planch.
=Celtis strychnoides Planch.
=*Celtis crenata A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, much branched, 3-30 m tall; trunk to 0,8-1 m Ø; buttresses 4-5, inclined at 45° or more, sharp, to 1 m high, simple or 2-3-ramose, 5-10 cm thick; bole cylindric, irregular, rather short […] . Monoecious.
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Ecology : Half-deciduous rain-forests regrowth;savanna near forest;often locally abundant;forest with Cynometra;gallery forest;swamp forest;rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum,Cola gigantea,Erythrophleum suaveolens,Alstonia boonei,[…]
  229-1320 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo: Madagascar, Mascarene Islands; tropical Asia to Australia.

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 :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 128-129
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°95041 modified 2007-04-02
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