African Plant Database

Celtis zenkeri Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Protologue : Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 3: 22 (1900)
Information on the genus : Celtis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Celtis soyauxii Engl. (1900) quoad typus
=Celtis affinis De Wild.
=Celtis stuhlmannii Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, much branched, 10- near 50 m tall; buttresses 4-6, ± inequal, 2 m wide, several m high, 10 cm thick; bole slender, 50-120 cm Ø, very irregular, sinuous; young trees with smooth, grey-violaceous bark[…]Monoecious.
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Ecology : Half-deciduous rain-forests, specially on the edges; forest regrowth with[…], in savanna with Celtis philippensis; in clearings with C. adolfi-friderici; often abundant; forest gallery; dense forest with Khaya grandifoliola,Schrebera;rain-forest with[…]
  200-1200 m alt.
  Not recorded from Gabon.

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 :
  • Kew Bull. 19: 141 (1964) [1965]
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 129 (1992).
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carte afrique num 95044
Record n°95044
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