African Plant Database

Holoptelea grandis (Hutch.) Mildbr.
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 8: 53 (1921) 
Information on the genus : Holoptelea
Basionym : Hymenocardia grandis Hutch.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hymenocardia grandis Hutch. (1911)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree 12-50 m; bole slender, slightly irregular-sinuous, somewhat crooked, sometimes grooved, to 80-100 cm Ø, 3 m in girth; with 5-6 buttresses 1,5-2 m high, 1-1,5 m wide; bark rough, ± orange […]
  see more in the book
Ecology : Rain-forest; drier deciduous and riverine forests; Terminalia-forest; sometimes very common; patches of rain-forest in savanna zone; clearings near rain-forest; often on riversides
  229-1200 m alt. Resembling Hymenocardia ulmoides (Euphorbiaceae).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 95089
Record n°95089 modified 2007-04-04
Feedback about this record