African Plant Database

Craibia brevicaudata (Vatke) Dunn
Information on the genus : Craibia
Basionym : Dalbergia brevicaudata Vatke
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Craibia brevicaudata (Vatke) Dunn subsp. brevicaudata
 Dalbergia brevicaudata Vatke (1878)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lonchocarpus deguelioides Harms (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Craibia brevicaudata subsp. burttii (Baker f.) J.B. Gillett
Craibia brevicaudata subsp. schliebenii (Harms) J.B. Gillett
Craibia brevicaudata (Vatke) Dunn subsp. brevicaudata
Craibia brevicaudata subsp. baptistarum (Büttner) J.B. Gillett
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-20 m tall; twigs sparsely or, less often, densely brown pilose at first, later glabrescent; crown rounded, spreading; bark pale grey, smooth, flaking.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland; evergreen coastal forest; fringing forest; rocky clefts; evergreen forest remnants; deciduous thickets; rain-forest; 70-1800 m alt.
  Variable species (the subspecies are not always easy to distinguish).
  Comprises 4 subspp.: [see more in the book]
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