African Plant Database

Newtonia buchananii (Baker f.) G.C.C. Gilbert & Boutique
Family : Mimosaceae
Information on the genus : Newtonia
Basionym : Piptadenia buchananii Baker f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Piptadenia buchananii Baker f. (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 10-40 m; bole 1,5 m Ø, slightly buttressed (buttresses wing-shaped) at base; branches wide-spreading; crown flat-topped.
Ecology : Evergreen rain-forest; often by streams, rivers and lakes; ground-water and swamp forest; 600-2300 m alt.
  Resembling Piptadeniastrum africanum. Treatened by extinction in disturbed areas of Tanzania (F. A. Mrema & M. Nummelin in J. E. Afric. Nat. Hist. 87: 327-338, 1998).
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Record n°61681
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