African Plant Database

Terminalia albida Scott-Elliot
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc. Bot. xxx. 79 (1894)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Terminalia argyrophylla Engl. & Diels (1900) 1900, non King & Prain 1898
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, 3-12 m high, with thick corky fissured bark (rather fire-resistant).
Ecology : Savanna. One of the first species to colonize cleared forest areas; sometimes very locally abundant.

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:186 (2012)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 224 (2006).
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