African Plant Database

Newtonia aubrevillei (Pellegr.) Keay
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Newtonia
Basionym : Piptadenia aubrevillei Pellegr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piptadenia aubrevillei Pellegr. (1933)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20-33 m; bole 40-90 cm Ø, ± tortuous or straight, with large thin flanging buttresses at the base or steep butt flares to 6 m high, sometimes spreading into surface roots.
Ecology : Evergreen forest, usually fringing; swamp forest; secondary forest; 350-1000 m alt.
  Leaves confused with those of Albizia zygia and Tetrapleura chevalieri.
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Record n°61680
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