African Plant Database

Lannea obovata (Hook. f. ex Oliv.) Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 496 (1898)
Information on the genus : Lannea
Basionym : Odina obovata Hook. f. ex Oliv.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Odina obovata Hook. f. ex Oliv. (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Odina obcordata Engl. (1892)
=Lannea obcordata (Engl.) Engl. (1897)
=Odina cuneifoliolata Engl. (1892)
=Lannea cuneifoliolata (Engl.) Engl. (1897)
=Commiphora bricchettii Chiov. (1932)
=Boswellia bricchettii (Chiov.) Chiov. (1941)
=*Calesium obcordatum Engl. (1896)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub of tree to 7 m tall, often with a swollen trunk base; bark smooth, purplish-brown; branches stout, divaricate, stellate-tomentose when young; leaves 3-17-foliolate, sparsely to densely stellate-tomentose at least when young.
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Ecology : Rocky limestone slopes; 15-1000 m alt.
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