African Plant Database

Newtonia griffoniana (Baill.) Baker f.
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. 66, Suppl. 1: 154 (1928) 
Information on the genus : Newtonia
Basionym : Pentaclethra griffoniana Baill.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Newtonia zenkeri Harms (1907)
 Piptadenia griffoniana (Baill.) Baker f.
 Piptadenia zenkeri (Harms) Pellegr.
 Pentaclethra griffoniana Baill. (1866)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Newtonia klainei Pierre ex Harms (1907)
=Piptadenia klaineana Pierre ex A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 25-35 m; bole to 0,7-0,8 m Ø with buttresses at the base (? old specimens).
Ecology : Evergreen forest.
  Not in Cabinda (= Pseudoprosopis gilletii ). Two specimens of Zenker 205 are known: that of December, 1912 = Pentaclethra macropylla ; the other one of June, 1913 is Newtonia griffoniana.
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