African Plant Database

Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot. 16: 48 (1899)
Information on the genus : Dialium
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dialium simii E. Phillips
=Dialium quinquepetalum Pellegr. (1949)
=Dialium lacourtianum De Wild. ex Vermoesen (1923)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 6-23 m; bole 1,5-3 m long, 10-30 cm Ø, irregular; crown rounded.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; woodland on Kalahari sands; often associated with Baikiaea, Cryptosepalum, Burkea, Erythrophleum; 950-1450 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip, Botswana, ? S. Africa (Transvaal).
  Not in Gabon and Cameroon.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 118-119

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 97 (1985).
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