African Plant Database

Celtis tessmannii Rendle
Family : Ulmaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. 53: 297 (1915) 
Information on the genus : Celtis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis brieyi De Wild. (1920)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 40 m;bole 0,7-1 m Ø,slightly winged at base to 50 cm height or with 4-6 buttresses to 3-5 m high;bole straight or slightly humped-sinuous;bark smooth,finely longitudinally fissured,grey;crown round,with rather ramose branches [...]
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Ecology : Rain-forests; sometimes in half-deciduous forests; sometimes rather abundant.

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: 129
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 95042
Record n°95042
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