African Plant Database

Terminalia boivinii Tul.
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4 6: 95 (1856)
Information on the genus : Terminalia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Terminalia fatraea auct. (1828) sensu Griffiths 1959, non (Poir.) DC.
=Terminalia boivinii var. chlorophylla Tul. (1856)
=Terminalia boivinii var. microcarpa Tul. (1856)
=Terminalia leandriana var. ankarensis H. Perrier (1954)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, 1,5-6(-12) m high; with straight, long smooth shoots; fruit not winged or ridged.
Ecology : Evergreen coastal bushland and dry forest, often forming a thick cover near high water mark; mangrove (Mafia Isl.); wide variety of soils (from sand and coral to heavy cracking clays); 0-400 m alt. Madagascar.
Biol./Eco : Shrub, Tree; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1973). Flora of Tropical East Africa Combretaceae: 78,80

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