African Plant Database

Dialium guineense Willd.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Arch. Bot. (Leipzig) 1: I. 31. t. 6 (1796)
Information on the genus : Dialium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-20 m tall; bole to 80 cm Ø with narrow, thin butt flares; often shrubby and bole short, branching low; crown very leafy and compact.
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Ecology : Riparian plant. Sometimes persisting in wooded savanna; locally frequent, especially in wooded areas adjoining open country; permanent brook on rock; rocky couloir; evergreen and half-deciduous forests; often on river-banks, swamp margins, etc...
  Principe, São Tomé.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:216 (2012)
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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