African Plant Database

Newtonia duncanthomasii Mackinder & Cheek
Family : Mimosaceae
Protologue : Kew Bull. 58(2): 447 (2003)
Information on the genus : Newtonia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 8-25(-40) m; bole ± 19 m tall, 70 cm Ø at breast height (bole and dbh measurements from a 25 m tall tree), cylindrical, sometimes slightly buttressed at the base, buttresses absent, or when present, 4-5, each 30(-60) cm high,
Ecology : Gregarious, coppicing; ridges and hilltops with Allanblackia monticola, Santiria trimera, Zenkerella citrina, Chionanthus mannii, Syzygium staudtii; (770-)1000-1500(-1800) m alt.
  Near-threatened (numerous widespread logging concessions); in its niche the species is common and often dominant, and regeneration levels are high.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°61697
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