African Plant Database

Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 277. t. 64 (1832)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Terminalia lecardii Engl. & Diels (1900) non Combretum lecardii Engl. & Diels
=Terminalia dictyoneura Engl. & Diels (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : (Bushy) shrub 2-4 m high, or tree 8-12 m, with short bole and rough grey corky bark.
Ecology : Savanna; sometimes extremely abundant; low-lying sandy plain, old cultivated ground; dry Anogeissus forest; 1600 m alt. (Cameroon).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:186-187, 225, 281 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

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

Bibliography other :
  • Friis I. & S. Demissew (2020). Terminalia (Combretaceae) in northern tropical Africa: Priority andtypification of T. schimperiana and T. glaucescens; typification ofother synonyms of T. schimperiana and of T. avicennioides Taxon 69(2): 377 LT2
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