African Plant Database

Craibia zimmermannii (Harms) Harms ex Dunn
Information on the genus : Craibia
Basionym : Lonchocarpus zimmermannii Harms
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Lonchocarpus zimmermannii Harms (1910)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Craibia filipes Dunn
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 4-5 m tall but to 15 m under favourable conditions; bark white or pale grey, scaly or slightly flaking; young twigs almost glabrous or sparsely brown pilose with hairs ± 1 mm long, later glabrescent.
Ecology : Evergreen forest; Pterocarpus, Xylia, Newtonia, Erythrophleum, Hirtella); coastal bush on dunes with Mimusops, Bridelia, Aloe bainesii, Euphorbia, Vepris; mangrove margins; also dry Afzelia forest; 0-1550 m alt.
  S. Africa, possibly Swaziland.
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see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°69493
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